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2017 | Skydiving

  • Skydiving Freefall: What To Expect

    Skydiving Freefall: What To Expect

    There's really no experience closer to flying than freefall! Here's our guide to skydiving freefall and what you can expect when you try skydiving yourself.

    October 23, 2017
  • Confident vs. Cocky in Skydiving

    Confident vs. Cocky in Skydiving

    The most deadly aspect of skydiving isn't swooping, wingsuiting, big ways or collisions or whatever you think it might be. It is lack of patience.

    October 12, 2017
  • Is Skydiving Or Bungee Jumping More Dangerous?

    Is Skydiving Or Bungee Jumping More Dangerous?

    Trying to decide between skydiving or bungee jumping for your next adrenaline rush? Here we look at which is more dangerous, skydiving or bungee jumping.

    October 8, 2017
  • What Is Angle Flying?

    What Is Angle Flying?

    The concept of the parachute was invented long before skydivers were linking up in the sky. The first documented account of jumpers linking was the famous 'baton pass' in 1958. Since then, skydivers have pioneered the progression of the sport into several disciplines including angle flying.

    October 5, 2017
  • The Importance of Taking Calculated Risks

    The Importance of Taking Calculated Risks

    Whether you're a seasoned skydiver or a first timer, skydiving gives you an opportunity to push past your fears and grow into a better version of yourself.

    September 19, 2017
  • Why Currency, Procedure and Repetition Help Build Confidence in Skydiving

    Why Currency, Procedure and Repetition Help Build Confidence in Skydiving

    Skydiving is a sport where having the ability to react quickly in high-stress situations is crucial. Here is why currency, procedure, and repetition are so important.

    September 8, 2017
  • Why People Say Skydiving Is Like A Spiritual Experience

    Why People Say Skydiving Is Like A Spiritual Experience

    Many people, regardless of their beliefs, have described skydiving as a spiritual experience. Here's why we think skydiving is such a sacred, life-changing adventure.

    September 1, 2017
  • 7 Fun Things To Do While Skydiving

    7 Fun Things To Do While Skydiving

    Looking for fun things to do while skydiving? Here Skydive Carolina showcases their top 7 of the crazier hijinks that happen at any given CarolinaFest.

    August 28, 2017
  • Will I Be Freaked Out During the Entire Skydive?

    Will I Be Freaked Out During the Entire Skydive?

    Skydiving is a thrill-seeking, adrenaline-pumping sport. Trust us, you won't be uncomfortable or freaked out the entire time. It's totally a valid question, though.

    August 22, 2017
  • Are Skydiving Videos Worth The Investment?

    Are Skydiving Videos Worth The Investment?

    First time skydiving? Don't leave without the proof! Videos are easy to post to social media. Trust us, your friends and followers will be green with envy!

    August 8, 2017
  • How to Select a Professional Skydiving Center

    How to Select a Professional Skydiving Center

    When selecting a place to make a tandem skydive, it's important that you choose a professional, well-run skydiving center.

    August 1, 2017
  • 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
  • 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

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