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2015 Schedule Released

» November 10, 2014

The 2015 events schedule has been released! Undoubtedly, there will be some additions and potential date changes to the schedule, so please treat this as tentative, but this is what we're aiming for in 2015!

The Best Videos of 2014

» September 8, 2014

There are some VERY creative people in the skydiving world! We've viewed HUNDREDS of skydiving videos and have made a list of our top 10. Some of these you've never heard of... but they're really good!

The World's Best Skydiving Destinations

» September 3, 2014

This week we ask the question: if you could skydive anywhere in the world, where would it be? With opportunities to make a jump in just about every corner of the globe, the options are overwhelming. However, there are a few places whose beauty is best appreciated from 13,000 feet. Check out our list of The World's Best Skydiving Destinations.

10 Questions with Sandy Radsek

» September 3, 2014

Sandy Radsek is Skydive Carolina's newest team member and comes to us from Eloy, Arizona. Originally, from Wisconsin, Sandy has worked for several years at Skydive Arizona as an instructor and a member of the 4-Way VFS Team, Arizona Drive. Sandy has many accomplishments in skydiving including a world record for largest head down formation - 138-Way which has been viewed on YouTube more than 1.2 million times!

10 Questions With Jurga Berry

» August 25, 2014

Jurga Berry is a dynamic member of the Skydive Carolina community. Originally from Lithuania, Jurga began her skydiving career under round parachutes and has progressed to become a gold medalist at the US Nationals in 8-Way formation skydiving and is an outstanding AFF instructor. Skydive Carolina is fortunate to have Jurga as a member of our community. Read about her in this week's 10 Questions With... Jurga Berry

10 Questions with David Fulk

» August 15, 2014

Dave Fulk is a new instructor at Skydive Carolina, but he's hardly new to the sport! Dave LOVES the sport of skydiving and enjoys sharing it with his students. This week, we pose 10 questions to... David Fulk

How to Choose the Right DropZone

» August 5, 2014

The Top 5 Things to Look for When Selecting a DZ!

There are lots of drop zones in the United States who offer skydiving, but no two drop zones are the same! There isn't a manual out there telling you what to look for.... so we're here to share some insider knowledge!

10 Questions with Doug Barron

» August 3, 2014

Doug Barron was Skydive Carolina's 2013 Skydiver of the Year - an award given to a jumper who has achieved greatly and given back to the sport. As an instructor, 4-way competitor, and organizer, Doug is a top notch, hilarious individual who adds much to the community of Skydive Carolina. Check out Doug's 10 question responses...

The Top 6 Adventures in Charlotte

» July 31, 2014

Aside from skydiving, we consider ourselves to be experts on all things related to SPEED and ADVENTURE! We've done all there is to do in this city and we have created 'THE CHARLOTTE ADVENTURE LIST.' If you're visiting Charlotte or are a resident of Charlotte, we recommend these awesome activities in our area.

Did You Know: Your Stomach Doesn't Drop on a Skydive

» July 21, 2014

Did You Know: Your Stomach Doesn't Drop on a Skydive

If you've ever been on a roller coaster, you're familiar with the uncomfortable feeling of your stomach 'dropping' and ascending into your throat as you speed down the first hill. Fortunately, this is not a feeling experienced when making a skydive.

9 Questions with Joey Freeman

» July 17, 2014

Joey Freeman has been a staple around Skydive Carolina for many years. Besides being a tanden and AFP instructor, Joey is also a member of Carolina Turbo XP - Skydive Carolina's own 4-way RW team who competes at National competitions! Check out his responses!

10 Questions with Peanutt Paige

» July 10, 2014

Peanutt Paige is a gentle giant who loves giving his students the time of their lives! He's been a staple at Skydive Carolina for many years and has become a favorite instructor for many returning students. Learn all about Peanutt in this week's 10 Questions With...

10 Questions with Ashley Fischer

» July 10, 2014

Meet Ashley Fischer - a tandem instructor at Skydive Carolina who has taken more than 1000 people up for their first time jumps! She is passionate about the sport has big aspirations and has a big date planned with Johnny Depp. Learn more about Ashley in this week's 10 Questions With...

Instructor Profile: Andrew Happick

» June 25, 2014

How familiar are you with Skydive Carolina instructors and team members? Learn a little more about Skydive Carolina Tandem Instructor, AFP Instructor, and Carolina Turbo XP team member Andrew Happick by reading his responses to the questions below!

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