Leap Into Spring 2019 with Skydive Philadelphia

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It is understandable to be scared when jumping out of a perfectly good airplane, but a lot of people don’t know what they are missing when it comes to skydiving. Coming from someone who has lived the experience first-hand, trust me when I say, it’s a literal leap of faith that everyone should take at least once in their life! …

The Oldest Skydiver in the World

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The record for the oldest skydiver in the world is now held by a 102-year-old Australian woman named Irene O’Shea. After her daughter passed away from a motor neuron disease, O’Shea took her second, record-breaking plunge from an airplane in attempts to raise money for a charity researching ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases. The charity is known as the Motor …

Most Popular Skydiving Terms

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You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that the sport of skydiving takes a certain level of courage and determination that not many people have. Because of that, there is a deep-rooted sense of family when it comes to the skydiving community. This community even has its own language in regards to skydiving terms. These are the …

Skydiving Dogs

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Dogs are cool. Skydiving is cool. So why not have both? Advancements in technology have made it possible for dogs to experience the thrill of skydiving the same way that humans do! Skydiving dogs are becoming more popular in numerous industries. Just a few of those industries are mentioned below. Military German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, and Labrador Retrievers are the …

What to Wear for Your First Skydive

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After years of waiting, it’s finally happening. Officially scheduled and written in bright red on the calendar, as if you’d forget. But a major question that runs through a beginners head is what to wear. You realize that this life-changing day will include lots of cameras, so it’s only understandable to not want to show up looking homeless. However, you’ve …

Top 5 Skydiving Myths

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There are quite a few impressions of skydiving that are not only false but they also can prevent someone from enjoying the exhilarating experience of skydiving. Here are five of the most common skydiving myths: The freefall is the only fun part While the freefall is a thrilling part of the experience, but it doesn’t just stop once you pull …