We always get asked what to expect for someones first jump. To put you at ease we will walk you through the process and introduce you to some of the experts that will help make your experience an unforgettable once in a lifetime event!Read More
What do you get that friend that one friend that only talks about skydiving? Everything skydiving related, of course!
Here is our official guide to making your favorite skydiving junkie so EXTREMELY happy this holiday season!Read More
To a skydiver, even just the thought of blue skies and calm air invoke a daydream whose cheesiness could rival that of a princess fairy tale. But weather and skydiving can be confusing, and sometimes, even for a licensed jumper, hard to grasp. So here is your guide to the mysterious weather explained through everyone’s favorite (or not so favorite) - Disney Cartoons.Read More
We don’t blame you - it is mesmerizing. We all have fallen into the rabbit hole of wingsuit videos, but sitting on your couch won’t get you closer to doing the real thing. We talked to some of Cross Keys’ own wingsuit specialists to learn more about the fascinating discipline and what you need to do to get there. Here’s what they told us.Read More
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
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
"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...Read More
Rennay is our "dropzone mom". She is an A licensed skydiver who somehow manages to take care of everyone at the dropzone, from bringing snacks to cheering up students to just being there for everyone. She is one of those people that absolutely everyone enjoys hanging out with, and we are so happy that she calls Cross Keys her home dz!Read More