What is a Parachute Landing Fall (PLF)?

November 8, 2019 by Skydive California
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What is a Parachute Landing Fall (PLF) & When Do You Need To Use It? A parachute landing fall (PLF) is an important skill to have as a skydiver. Landing even today’s modern and highly controllable parachutes still has small


How Long Do You Freefall When Skydiving?

October 13, 2019 by Skydive California
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How long is Freefall in Skydiving? Freefall is, for most people, the best part of any skydive. The rush of the wind in your hair, the thrill of seeing the sights from up high, the incredible rush of knowing you’re


Beyond Tandem Jumping: Skydiving as a Sport

September 13, 2019 by Skydive California
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Tandem Jumping (Skydiving) is Only the Beginning   What is skydiving? Funny question, we know — but if you’re tempted to answer “something you do once in your life and then leave it in the glorious past,” you’d be wrong.


5 Tips to to Have the Best Skydiving Experience

September 9, 2019 by Skydive California
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Want to Have the Best Skydiving Experience? You’ve come to the right place to learn the top tips to have the best skydiving experience. Find out  1. Get flexy This is complicated stuff, aviation! Since we’re talking about airplanes, you


Fear of Skydiving

September 9, 2019 by Skydive California
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Skydiving It’s Natural to Feel Scared Skydiving is, literally, a big leap to take and it’s natural to feel scared. Here, we’ll explain why you’ll feel that way and how to overcome your fear of skydiving. Before Your Jump There’s


8 Skydiving Facts That May Surprise You

September 5, 2019 by Skydive California
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You may have thought you knew all the skydiving facts, but may we present to you some info to get your facts straight. 1. The Date The First Skydive Was Ever Made Is Earlier Than You Think. On October 22,


Skydiving Statistics

August 28, 2019 by Skydive California
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Skydiving Statistics Compared to Other Activities Skydiving is getting safer and safer every year in the US. The most recent data from the United States Parachute Association (USPA) shows that the number of fatalities per 1,000 jumps is at its


What Does Skydiving Feel Like?

August 23, 2019 by Skydive California
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When you look at a video of someone making a jump, it might occur to you to wonder: What does skydiving feel like? In the video, the jumper is usually smiling like mad; the wind is whipping by; they’re bathed


The Top Reasons to Skydive

August 16, 2019 by Skydive California
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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Go Skydiving Many people come up with reasons why they shouldn’t skydive, but seldom do you hear the reasons why you should. If Mom or Dad are questioning your sanity, here are some perfectly


Sex Vs. Skydiving

August 6, 2019 by Skydive California
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Sex or Skydiving – Which is Better? If you’re shaking your head in confusion right now, you’ve probably never been in a skydiving landing area. If you had, you’d most certainly have heard more than a few freshly-landed tandem skydivers