The Oldest Skydiver in the World

leprchn Skydiving, World Records

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 …

Skydiving Dogs

leprchn Skydiving, World Records

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

leprchn Gear, Skydiving

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 …