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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
Why do people skydive?
Some are in it for the rush, some want to push their limits, some are working on their bucket list. These are great reasons. But here’s an even better one, and any of the sport skydivers will tell you: skydiving changes lives.Read More
Mike Masters is really "The Most Interesting Man In The World" of skydiving. He possesses an incredible range of superhero skills - from motorcycle racing to fire breathing to lock picking to sword fighting to cooking the best Eggs Benedict you've ever had, and we're just lucky to call him a CK local!Read More
It’s always been on your list. It’s a long time dream to soar up in the sky and feel what it’s like to fall free. It’s truly an experience out of this world. And to help you prepare, we talked to people around the drop zone - from instructors with 20,000+ jumps to first timers who just landed. Here's their best advice.Read More
One day, when we least expected to see a T-Rex, one came straight to our door. He pointed at the parachutes and roared, "I want to jump!". We had nothing better to do, so we said, let's give it a try.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More