Afraid of Heights? Jump Out of a Plane!

Afraid of Heights? Jump Out of a Plane!

This seems a bit counter-intuitive, but bear with me.

Skydivers always want to tell others about how exhilarating it is to jump out of a perfectly good airplane. We get a variety of responses, but one I hear frequently is “I would love to, but I am afraid of heights.” If this sounds like you, not to worry, you absolutely can skydive. Not only will you be able to take the leap, it will help you push through other fears in life!  

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Movies That Will Get You Pumped To Skydive!

Movies That Will Get You Pumped To Skydive!

Even on film, skydiving is beautiful, heart-racing and exhilarating. Our beloved sport can seem quite mysterious to the outside world, and this leads to some fairly ridiculous films filled with movie magic and overdramatized plot lines. But even if those movies don't always depict skydiving accurately, they're still fun, breathtaking and inspiring in their own ways.

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90 Seconds of Bliss: What to Know About HALO Jumps at Skydive Cross Keys!

90 Seconds of Bliss: What to Know About HALO Jumps at Skydive Cross Keys!

For most licensed jumpers this is a big one on the Skydivers bucket list. Sixty seconds of freefall is fantastic but, like all adrenaline junkies, we always want more. 

On July 7th and 8th, Skydive Cross Keys invites Everest Skydive’s Tom Noonan to lead HALO jumps from 23,000 feet! That’s a whole 90 seconds of free fall! That’s extra time to add points to your bigway, show off your super cool freefall moves, or soar the airways in your wingsuit.

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Tips For Planning Your First Skydive The Smart Way

Tips For Planning Your First Skydive The Smart Way

Deciding to take your first skydive is a huge step. Taking a little extra effort in planning your first skydive can ensure an amazing and life-changing adventure!

First, of course, comes research. You want to find the right skydiving center (also referred to as dropzone) near you that has a good safety record, great customer service and strictly adheres to all safety related regulations. How do you check for that, you ask? Read on.

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Weather Hold Book Club: Mental Training for Skydiving and Life

Weather Hold Book Club: Mental Training for Skydiving and Life

Skydiving extends far beyond that thrilling time in the air. We spend a lot of time on the ground waiting for loads, waiting out weather holds, and just plain old goofing around. Why not use that time to improve your skydiving knowledge? We’re here to help!  Introducing our Weather Hold Book Club, where we will review skydiving books to better our skills and training and make each jump even more amazing!

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