Meet The Owner: Aaron Oehrle-Steele

March 2, 2018 by Skydive California
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Skydive California may be the new kid on the block, but really, their recent inception is something that works in their favor and is what sets them apart. The dropzone emerged onto the California skydiving scene a little over three


Skydiving Instructor Spotlight: Tom Grayson

March 19, 2018 by Skydive California

Meet California Skydiving Instructor: Tom Grayson Tom Grayson receives accolades from his students as well as other professional skydivers. He’s got an award-winning personality and an ability to establish rapport with students that is hands-down some of the best in


Instructor Spotlight: Cristin Brown – AFF Instructor

March 23, 2018 by Skydive California
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AFF Instructor Extraordinaire! Cristin Brown (CB) is a super passionate AFF instructor and camera flyer, and in the ‘real world’ she is a yoga instructor as well! She has been with Skydive California a little over a year and has


The Cost of Skydiving in California

April 15, 2018 by Skydive California
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How Much Does It Cost to Go Skydiving in California? Traversing the internet to discover the cost of a skydive, you will inevitably find a price spread nearly as diverse as the California landscape. What accounts for the differences? For


Booking a Skydive

April 17, 2018 by Skydive California

What to Know Before Booking a Skydive There are several reasons to begin looking into tandem skydiving. Maybe you realized a tandem skydive would make the perfect gift; or perhaps, you have felt a lingering twinge of longing since you


Do Skydivers Have a Backup (Reserve) Parachute?

May 14, 2018 by Skydive California

Do skydivers have a backup parachute? We get this question all the time, ‘do skydivers have a backup parachute’, and the answer is—yes!  Skydivers—tandems included—jump with two parachutes, a main and a backup parachute, which in the industry, we call


Why I Can’t Skydive With My GoPro

May 22, 2018 by Skydive California
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Why I Can’t Jump My GoPro Welcome to the digital age, where we are uniquely able to capture nearly every experience, no matter how extreme, in a variety of forms.  The favored configuration of the ability to relive an experience


Best Places to Skydive in the US

May 29, 2018 by Skydive California

We Tell All on the 7 Best Places to Skydive in the US Skydiving centers (aka dropzones) are peppered across our country and are as diverse as the topography and terrain of each state. Whether you are on the coast


Do You Have to Be Physically Fit to Skydive?

June 1, 2018 by Skydive California

What are the Top Physical Skydiving Requirements? By now, we’re pretty sure you know that skydiving is a real-live sport. Being that it’s a real-live sport, you may wonder how much physical fitness is required to skydive. We’re here to


What are the Benefits of Skydiving?

June 7, 2018 by Skydive California
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What are the Benefits of Skydiving? We hear it a lot, folks. That question is pretty specific — and we understand why. Indeed, the benefits of skydiving and the benefits of participating in any challenging physical activity are very related.


First Time Skydiving

June 7, 2018 by Skydive California
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Top 10 Tips for Preparing for Your First Time Skydiving   You’ve booked your first skydive, which means the countdown is on. Here are some pro first time skydiving tips to help you get ready for your skydiving experience: Have


Skydive California featured in the Super Bowl!

February 8, 2017 by Skydive California

We are so proud to have been featured in one of the top commercials during Super Bowl LI. Thanks to SoFi for having such a great team, you guys were a blast to jump with! #SkydiveCA #SuperBowlLI


Freeflying over Northern California

January 29, 2017 by Skydive California

Super Serious VFS and friends tearing up these gorgeous skies! Epic weekend in progress.#skydiveca #freefly #bluesky4dayz  


Gorgeous Views and Blue Skies

January 26, 2017 by Skydive California
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The sun is out and the views are spectacular, so come join us for some amazing skydives this week! #letsjump #skydive