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Ready To Take The Plunge? Posted By : Joe Stein

Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Once you are near your jump from high altitude the tandem master will be attached to you and ensure a final safety check. The remaining experience is full of thrill, peace and excitement, so are you ready for your unforgettable jump?

Why Do You Need Weights For Skydiving Posted By : Jill Smi

Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

If you want to go skydiving, having the proper equipment is a must. Although there are some equipment that are considered to be staples or standards when diving, there are also those that can be add-ons depending on your body and the type of jump you'll be doing. One of these extra equipments is called weights.

An Introduction to Skydiving Posted By : Jill Smi

Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Skydiving, as the word implies, is an activity in which you'll be literally diving down from the sky with some safety measures, of course. It's done from an airplane or a helicopter which takes off from a drop zone, which is like a small airbase. If you're planning to do this breathtaking activity, then you should be prepared to know that skydivers would usually exit their airplane at the height of 4000 metres or 13,000 feet. After doing so, you would have to do a freefall for a period of time and then you could open your parachute to slow down your descent until you reach a safe and slow landing speed.

Skydiving - Essential Equipment For Your Skydiving Experience Posted By : Sandra Browne

Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Skydiving can be one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life. Choosing to free fall from thousands of feet above ground not only requires professional training but it also requires a few key pieces of equipment. Without the proper equipment, the safety of your experience can be severely compromised.

Take The Plunge, Try Skydiving! Posted By : Joe Stein

Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Well, life is all about taking a chance, so why not to head for an adventurous sport these vacations? Before I reveal anything more about the sport, let me ask you a question, do you love to take risks? Or trying about something crazy is your hobby? If the answer is yes, then skydiving is your answer. On the other hand, if you fear of taking risks, do not worry, this problem can be easily fixed with some little time and effort. Just keep reading on!

Should You Do Tandem Or Free Fall On Your First Skydive? Posted By : Jasmine Stone

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

It can be a bit nerve wracking to take on any new sport, but there is perhaps no athletic activity that intimidates beginners quite as much as skydiving. Since the majority of people who are interested in skydiving have never jumped out of a plane before, it makes plenty of sense that skydiving can cause even the most experienced and courageous athletes to come down with a sudden case of the jitters. The fact that many people find their first jump so difficult makes the initial fall all the more important. If your first skydiving experience is positive, you will feel more confident about your ability to learn skydiving technique.

Skydiving - The Myths People Usually Undergo Posted By : Joe Stein

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

For all those who love to get along with adventurous sports, skydiving is among the top of their to-do-list. But before you actually head to experience the deadly sport, are you aware about each and every fact about skydiving? Hereforth you can find some interesting facts about skydiving which you surely cannot resist.

The Excitement of Skydiving is Never Ending Posted By : Joe Stein

Tue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

In order to experience the thrilling sport you only need to have a headstrong attitude and love of life. Australia acquaints the most spectacular location and the first time tandem experience the best option here. So all you need to do is getting started!

The Skydiver Lifesaver, Automatic Parachute Release Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Tue, 29 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400

In skydiving, errors can often be fatal so there is not too much room for them. Here are a few examples of things that may come between a skydiver and his ability to deploy the parachute in safe conditions.

The Safety And The Risks In Skydiving Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Skydiving is a sport that involves many risks. Safety and risks are different thing. While the risks are measured, the safety is judged. The safety can be defined as a personal or social acceptance of a given risk.

The Skydive In Words Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Thu, 22 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

In the United States there are many experienced skydivers with hundreds or thousands of jumps. Usually, an experienced skydiver owns his gear and his parachute and prepares his gear on his own for the jumps.

Preview Of The Tandem Skydiving Jump Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Thu, 22 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

Nowadays, skydiving is related to every major branch of human activities, from action movies, soft drinks commercials and reality shows, to military activity. It is seen very often and almost everywhere in the world.

Enriched Air Diving Posted By : Rick Abbott

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400

There are many misconceptions around enriched air diving. This dive article will provide some facts about enriched air, advantages and disadvantages of diving with enriched air, and equipment used for enriched air diving.

Parachutes - Choosing Your First 'Chute' Posted By : Sebastian Romero

Thu, 20 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400

Whatever extreme sport you participate in, the strength and quality of the equipment you use is clearly of the up most importance. However, never is this more obvious than with regards to parachutes. Parachutes symbolize the return of safety, after the eye watering, visceral thrill of descent - and are now used as the basis for more activities than just skydiving.

Free Fall With A Skydiving Lesson In California Posted By : John Ewing

Mon, 22 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400

A Skydiving lesson in California is a great way to begin the sport. Skydiving is a very popular extreme sport it today's society. The rush of jumping out of a plane and slowly floating to the earth in a peaceful surrounding is an urge many people cannot ignore. Skydiving lessons in California aren't difficult to locate.

Top 5 Skydiving Safety Myths Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Mon, 13 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500

People are afraid of skydiving mainly because there are a lot of myths related to it in the popular culture. These several inaccuracies that have been propagated are the biggest reason for skydiving fear. Here are four of these myths along with the real explanation.

Skydiving Training With Accelerated Free Fall Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Mon, 13 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500

You can learn how to skydive in other ways but the most thrilling is to do it with the AAF (Accelerated Free Fall). Accelerated Free Fall has first been used as a fast training method since 1982. It's a fast learning process compared to the traditional static line training. With AFF you can get a true image of the modern skydiving.

Tips To Choose A Method Of Skydiving For You Posted By : Dalvin Rumsey

Mon, 13 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500

If you are a skydiving beginner you'll need to read this article to learn which novice skydiving method to choose. There are three ways you can experience the thrill of skydiving and the only requirement is that you are at least eighteen years old and have a weight of under 250 pounds.

How Dangers Of Parachuting Can Be Counteracted With A Military Parachuting Manual Posted By : John Ewing

Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500

A military parachuting manual can be a very helpful text. Parachuting is one of the most dangerous activities available. Simple problems like having an improperly folded parachute can kill you. Moreover, not clearing the plane in an appropriate descent is very dangerous. The parachutist must also have all of the appropriate equipment in order to survive. Military parachuting manuals offer information on a number of topics.

Recreational Skydiving! Posted By : Bart Samuri

Thu, 12 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500

Skydiving takes place all over the world but it can be difficult finding a base near you. Not only this, but then choosing a base can be a decision that could change your life. Below are some Canadian skydiving bases and helpful skydiving resources.

Las Vegas Skydiving And Other Extreme Sports Posted By : John Ewing

Thu, 29 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500

The number of extreme sports in Las Vegas, including skydiving has exploded in recent years. While they offer all of the standard extreme sports, skateboarding, BMX biking, and things like skydiving, they also have a chance to offer great sports like rock climbing, too, because of the nature of the area.

Great Skydiving Tips for Beginners Posted By : Ispas Marin

Sat, 26 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500

Anyone that wants to skydive for the first time trying to became an experienced skydiver have to first understand the basic rules and all the risks that exist in skydiving.

Learn Skydiving: Skydiving Equipment Parts Posted By : Ispas Marin

Sat, 26 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500

All the parachute rigs that are used today by skydiving enthusiasts have six important parts. The drogue chute is a small parachute that is used by skydivers to open the main parachute. Skydivers have to throw out the drogue and when it catches the wind it will pull out the bridle, a piece of nylon webbing, then the bridle pulls out the main parachute.

4 Great Skydiving Tips For You Posted By : Ispas Marin

Sat, 26 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500

Hold on for your life! There's no thrill greater than jumping from an aircraft with a parachute attached to your back and free falling at unbelievable speeds to the on-coming ground below. When the chute opens, your world transforms from extreme to divine as you float through the silent sky. Discover the best way to get started and prepare yourself for a true extreme sport that sends you hurtling through the air!

Parachutes And Who Made The First Parachute Jump? Posted By : John Ewing

Wed, 23 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500

The first parachute jump in history is a bit debatable. While many seem to think that an extreme sport like parachuting has its roots in recent history, it has, in fact, been around for centuries. In 852 A.D., Arman Firman, a Muslim holy man, jumped from a tower in Cordoba, Spain. At the time, he was wearing a billowy, large cloak.