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.


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.


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


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


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


Skydiving in Winter in California

January 22, 2019 by Skydive California
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Ahhh winter: a time of being bundled up like a mummy, eyes peeking from a parka, freezing toes tingling, and an even colder nose running. Or is it? For many out there, this is a pretty fair description. Fair, that


Most Memorable Valentines Gift: Skydiving!

January 15, 2019 by Skydive California
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What’s the most memorable Valentine’s gift you can give the apple of your eye? Look no further, dear reader, ‘cause you’ve found it! Science has spoken, and experience gifts beat “stuff” gifts flat-out for memorableness (and, therefore, awesomeness)–and there’s no


What Is The Scariest Part of Skydiving?

January 6, 2019 by Skydive California
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It seems safe to say most people enjoy a little bit of a thrill. After all, the routine of the day to day tends to be a little…dare we say it…blasé. In order to shake off the dust of that


5 Awesome Experience Gifts in California

December 21, 2018 by Skydive California
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5 AWESOME EXPERIENCE GIFTS IN CALIFORNIA TICK, TOCK! The countdown to Christmas is on. Like, T minus (insert panic-infused number) of days on … The post office has no chance of making this deadline, and even the speedy delivery guys


How to Earn Your Skydiving License

December 18, 2018 by Skydive California

4 Steps To Earn Your Skydiving License Let’s break this down! To earn a skydiving license, you’ll need to complete four steps: doing a “taster” tandem, completing your AFF course, performing some solo jumps and making a personal commitment to