NOTE: A few of these quotations are not specifically in the context of skydiving or air sports; however, the general sentiments are here borrowed to apply to the theme. That ground—seconds away—thousands of miles away. Lindbergh Out of 10, feet of fall, always remember that the last half inch hurts the most.
What if I told you that one of the most common skydiving injuries is totally invisible? In fact, one of the commonest injuries is as invisible to the naked eye as it is totally preventable: Ear damage. Skydiving is noisier than you might imagine.
I looked at him, skin bare but for a pair of socks, a parachute strapped to his back, and a helmet. He was right, of course, but you wouldn't know that from his current appearance -- or that of the 10 other skydivers practicing their formations in the nude a few feet from us. You'd only realize it if you noticed how everyone carefully and almost imperceptibly covered up their bare bits before hopping into the plane.
Novelty planes, rad organizers, long-lost friends and excessive substance abuse? That being said, not all boogies are created equal. The wrong vibe, bad weather, disorganized management, and dangerous behavior are all factors that can lead to dud boogies. So, when I was apprehensively guzzling gin drinks on my late-night flight into Philly, I had no idea the beautiful insanity I was in for at the Skydive Cross Keys 4th of July Boogie.
Two brave female photographers are inviting women to face their fears by jumping out of an airplane…in their underwear. The pair hatched the "Be Bold. Take the Leap," campaign after jumping out of an airplane together in May.
Our extraordinary drop zone is a mini-vacation destination with a life-changing experience built right in! Located in the heart of Texas between Austin and College Station, we're only a pleasant country drive from all the major Central Texas cities. Large drop zones can feel chaotic and intimidating.
Call Us Did you know that one of the most common causes of skydiving injuries is invisible? It's true.
Marc Bartley, founder of Spud Inc. Strapsis used to ridiculous levels of challenge. After all, he was a champion powerlifter for many years, seemingly suspending the laws of physics to lift superhuman amounts of weight.