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  • So You Want to Be on a Skydiving Team?

    So You Want to Be on a Skydiving Team?

    Is it your dream to be on a championship skydiving team one day? Here are some important things to consider as there's more to it than meets the eye.

    July 27, 2017
  • World-record Skydiver, Melissa Nelson Lowe, Shares Invaluable Tips on Learning to Skydive

    World-record Skydiver, Melissa Nelson Lowe, Shares Invaluable Tips on Learning to Skydive

    Melissa Nelson Lowe has over 11,000 jumps, 18 world records, and has been an AFF Instructor since 1999. Here she shares a few things most people don't think about when they embark on the journey to become a skydiver, that they need to know.

    July 20, 2017
  • 5 Reasons You’ll Want to Jump Again

    5 Reasons You’ll Want to Jump Again

    We understand that the thought of jumping out of a plane more than once in your lifetime may sound ludicrous to you right now. But we've seen it time and time again: people land safely on the ground after their very first tandem and ask us immediately whether they can do it again.

    July 12, 2017
  • 5 Things You Should Know About Learning To Skydive

    5 Things You Should Know About Learning To Skydive

    Are you thinking about becoming a licensed skydiver? Before you begin a learn to skydive program, read five pro-tips from the Skydive Carolina team.

    June 26, 2017
  • What Can I Do With Each Skydiving License

    What Can I Do With Each Skydiving License

    There are four skydiving licenses you can work towards as a skydiver: A, B, C and D. Each license brings its own challenges and rewards which we've broken down for you here.

    June 20, 2017
  • Competitive Disciplines In Skydiving

    Competitive Disciplines In Skydiving

    When first time jumpers come to Skydive Carolina to scratch an item off their bucket list, they often have no idea that people pursue skydiving licenses, let alone that skydiving is a competitive sport with multiple disciplines.

    June 15, 2017
  • The Story of Tony & Dee: The Meaningful Childless Life Duo

    The Story of Tony & Dee: The Meaningful Childless Life Duo

    Imagine you're in your mid 20's, single, and you find out that you cannot have children. How would this change your path in life? How would this affect dating? That's precisely what happened to Tony Eddie and Denise Viapiano. Here is their story.

    May 25, 2017
  • Interview With Master Of Manifest: Laura Jane Burgess

    Interview With Master Of Manifest: Laura Jane Burgess

    Read our interview with lady of intrigue and master of manifest, Laura Jane Burgess. LJ shares some of the most rewarding and challenging parts of her job and how she wound up at Skydive Carolina.

    May 23, 2017
  • The Evolution Of Skysurfing

    The Evolution Of Skysurfing

    Skysurfing was invented by two French skydivers in the 1980s. A combination of skydiving and surfing, it is one of the most glamorous skydiving disciplines.

    May 22, 2017
  • CarolinaFest's OG: Simon "Bones" Palacio

    CarolinaFest's OG: Simon "Bones" Palacio

    In his 10th year of load organizing, Simon 'Bones' Palacio has become the original gangster of CarolinaFest LO's. We caught up with the elder statesman and got real about life and skydiving.

    May 21, 2017
  • Reflections from a CarolinaFest LO

    Reflections from a CarolinaFest LO

    Melissa Nelson Lowe shares about her experience as a Load Organizer for CarolinaFest back in 2011 and how Skydive Carolina brought back the magic of skydiving!

    April 19, 2017
  • A Letter To The Community from the Desk of DropZone Owner, Danny Smith

    A Letter To The Community from the Desk of DropZone Owner, Danny Smith

    2017 marks our 31st year of operation serving the Carolinas and you'd think we'd be easing back a little bit. That's certainly not the case! It's a new year and we have new goals that we're trying to achieve as an organization and a community.

    April 5, 2017
  • When Is The Best Time To Skydive?

    When Is The Best Time To Skydive?

    If you're like many of the first time jumpers we've met, your first skydive is a big deal and you'll want to get as much out of your experience as possible. While we're confident that your first jump will be amazing, no matter what, there are pros and cons of skydiving in every season.

    March 29, 2017
  • Why Skydiving is Better Than Sex

    Why Skydiving is Better Than Sex

    We hear this so often, we thought we'd write about it. Is skydiving better than sex? Either every skydiver isn't getting the fulfillment they desire or maybe there's something to this. Perhaps skydiving brings a joy that outperforms even the strongest of libidos!

    February 28, 2017
  • 5 Reasons You Won’t Regret Skydiving

    5 Reasons You Won’t Regret Skydiving

    Thinking about skydiving? We might be a tad biased but we think it's the greatest experience in the world. Read our top 5 reasons why you won't regret it!

    January 18, 2017

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I remember feeling so free from all the stress and hassels of every day life.

» Bert Graddy, Statesville, NC

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