tandem skydiver surprised by parachute opening

What if my Parachute doesn’t open?

February 9, 2024

This is one of the most frequently asked questions among tandem students. It is a reasonable thing to ask before throwing yourself out of an airplane. Here’s everything you may (or may not) want to know about what happens if your parachute doesn’t open or “malfunctions”.

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Head Down Skydiving

Skydiving Explained: The Types, Orientations & Disciplines

April 2, 2021

Skydiving Explained: The Types, Orientations & Disciplines There is so much more to skydiving than tandem jumping. True, tandem skydiving is the gateway into this incredible sport but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are all kinds of skydivers, all kinds of ways to fly and a multitude of activities and disciplines within…

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Is Skydiving Safe?

Is Skydiving Safe: Five Things to Know Before You Jump

April 1, 2021

Is Skydiving Safe: Five Things to know before you Jump If you’re thinking about skydiving, you’re probably wondering, is skydiving safe? The answer is: Tandem skydiving is one of the safest ways to skydive. However, skydiving is an extreme sport. Like any extreme sport, there are inherent risks. That’s why it’s crucial to work with…

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Skydiving Vs Indoor Skydiving

Megan George

April 19, 2017

Name: Megan George Total Jumps: 3000+ Years in Skydiving: 12 Certifications: AFF Instructor, Coach, 4-Way Coach Primary Dropzone Function: Drop Zone Owner, Sponsored Athlete Sponsored by: Skydive Midwest, Sun Path Products, Performance Designs, Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving, Cookie Helmets, Hypoxic, Xcel Skydiving. Achievements: 5x State Record Holder, 2x National Skydiving Champion 4-Way FS, 1x National Champion 4-Way…

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Keith George Ready to Rock

Keith George

April 18, 2017

Name: Keith George Total Jumps: 11,000+ Years in Skydiving: 20 Certifications: Tandem Instructor, AFF Instuctor, Videographer, S&TA, FAA Licensed Rigger, Commercial Pilot with Multi-Engine and Instrument Ratings, FAA Licensed Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic. Primary Dropzone Function: Dropzone Owner, Chief Pilot Achievements: State Record Holder Why we love Keith: After 20 years in the sport, Keith is STILL passionate…

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