Is skydiving a fun hobby?

It’s super-rad and works brilliantly. That said–when you get your skydiving license and take it up as a hobby, you’ll find that there are a lot of other ways to skydive. … There are so many ways to do it, you can have thousands of jumps and still experience a new skydive every time.

Does skydiving get boring?

It never gets boring. I wouldn’t still be doing it after ~17 years if it did. The plane ride certainly is boring.

Are skydivers crazy?

It’s certainly not an everyday occurrence for most people! But while skydiving is an extreme sport and it does get your adrenaline pumping, we argue that it’s not a crazy thing to do. Skydivers aren’t crazy! In fact, they’re sensible, calculated people who know exactly what they’re doing and do it with precision.

Does skydiving ever get old?

But there’s no upper age limit; in fact, the oldest person to jump is 101 years old! The minimum age of skydiving is in place to ensure that the people who jump with us have the maturity to fully understand their choice.

How many times do you have to tandem skydive before you can solo?

At Skydive California, we recommend one tandem jump prior to going solo, so you can get a sense of what’s to come, then it’s off to solo! In our Accelerated Freefall program (AFF), you will begin with an extensive 4-6 hour class and begin your solo ‘category’ jumps.

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Should I skydive if I’m afraid of heights?

Many skydivers have a fear of heights

It’s true! Many skydivers who jumped hundreds, even thousands, of times do so with a fear of heights. It’s not unusual and it’s certainly not a disadvantage. For those who do fear heights, skydiving is the ultimate rush.

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