Why Everyone Smiles in Free Fall

May 13, 2019 by Skydive California
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There are moments that can change how you view everything. Those moments are the ones that may make you question the decisions you made to bring you to that point. You may question the choices you are making that are

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How Common Are Skydiving Injuries?

May 13, 2019 by Skydive California
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At this point, you probably know just how incredibly rare it is for someone to die as the result of a skydive. (If you don’t, let’s put it this way: it’s way more likely that you’ll die in the car

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Is Tipping Common in Tandem Skydiving?

April 30, 2019 by Skydive California
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There are precious few social customs in America that rate as more confusing to foreigners than tipping. In the States, gratuities are much, much more normal than they are in other countries, and we end up calculating them in for

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Fun Things to Do in Northern California

April 30, 2019 by Skydive California
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Fun things to do in northern California Planning a trip to Northern California? Lucky you! There are so many things to do in Northern California that you could very easily decide that you need to move here to complete them

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3 Tips on How to Prevent Nausea During & After Skydiving

April 26, 2019 by Skydive California
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Worried you’re going to get a “jiffy tummy” (in British parlance) or experience nausea after skydiving? You’re not alone. Worrying that you’re going to throw up on a skydive is one of the most common concerns we field every day.

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What is a Skydiving Outfit and What is it Used For?

April 5, 2019 by Skydive California
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Let’s Discuss Skydiving Outfits   The Golden State is well known for being fashion-forward; likewise, while it may never end up displayed street side or stocked in a cute boutique, our skydiving outfit has its own purpose and particular charm.

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How to Prepare for a World Record Skydive?

March 20, 2019 by Skydive California
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Do you want to make history? Of course, you do. And, you’re not alone. Attaining a world record is a dream that motivates skydivers of all ages and backgrounds. In the upcoming years, there will be several world record attempts.

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Base Jumping Vs Skydiving

March 20, 2019 by Skydive California
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BASE Jumping vs. Skydiving, What’s the Difference?   What’s the difference? Functionally, that’s easy: BASE jumpers jump off unmoving objects using a single parachute. Skydivers jump out of a flying aircraft with a parachute and a backup. It’s easy to

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Outdoor Skydiving vs Indoor Skydiving

February 15, 2019 by Skydive California
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Indoor skydiving, outdoor skydiving, what’s the difference? Skydiving is skydiving right? To help explain why it’s not, let’s have ourselves a little philosophical art lesson. It all starts with a fellow named Rene Magritte. Magritte is a Belgian Surrealist well

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How Much Experience to Skydiving Instructors Have?

January 22, 2019 by Skydive California
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How much experience do skydiving instructors have? Well, to even apply to take a tandem skydiving instructor course, potential instructors have to be card-carrying adults, with at least 500 parachute jumps, who have spent no less than three years in

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