Will Your Second Skydive Be As Much Fun?

Will Your Second Skydive Be As Much Fun?

So you’ve made your very first skydive a little while ago. Congratulations, you are now a skydiver!

It was breathtaking, exhilarating, adrenaline pumping, and totally out of this world!

And while you’ve been wanting to feel this thrill again, you’re probably wondering whether your second jump will be as much fun. You’ve seen it all before, right?..

Well, not exactly!

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Skydiving Training: How, Where, And Why to Get Your Skydiving License

Skydiving Training: How, Where, And Why to Get Your Skydiving License

Like all of us at some point, you’re itching to get started, but you’re not quite sure where to go for your skydiving training! There are so many schools, different training methods, levels, instructors, prices, and so many factors to consider.

We’ll try to lay it out as simply as we can to help you make informed decisions.

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How to Choose the Right Skydiving Center

How to Choose the Right Skydiving Center

Skydiving for the first time is truly the adventure of a lifetime. When you are ready to take the leap and start researching the best place to go, you definitely want to pick the skydiving center that won’t disappoint.

When choosing where to have your first skydiving experience, as with any extreme sport, you want to be in good hands of experienced and professional people. So what are the things you really need to check for?

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Cherry's Skydiving Story

Cherry's Skydiving Story

"Once you have tasted the sky, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return."

It was a beautiful afternoon in late November. Trees had shed their last leaves, warm sunshine blazed through clouds, and winds breezed through my hair. I had visited Cross Keys for the first time to make my tandem jump, and it was absolutely the most exhilarating experience of my life...

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People of Skydive Cross Keys: Pancake

People of Skydive Cross Keys: Pancake

Pancake is a walking talking goofball. If you are lucky enough to have him as your instructor, be ready to laugh! 

Jumps: 20,000 +
First Jump: 1995 Long Island, NY, static line.
Little Known Fact: Pancake (yes, it’s his real last name) never drank beer at all until he had his first cutaway, and had to buy a case of beer. We don’t believe him, but that’s what he says. He’s also learning conversational Klingon (Now that sounds kind of like him).

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The Fahrenheits of Freezefest 2017

The Fahrenheits of Freezefest 2017

Freezefest is a pretty epic winter boogie that is our unique tradition here at Cross Keys. A day full of chilly skydiving and a night full of playful nonsense. Our famous dodgeball tournament has been going on for about 9 to 11 years (no one is really sure). It’s always a night of ridiculous costumes, great vibes and a serious (though not sober) dodgeball competition. From crazy unicorns to men in tutus, we had it all. 

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