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Oldest skydiver Guinness World Records

Rut Linnéa Ingegärd Larsson, of Sweden, has become the oldest person to jump out of an airplane. The 103-year-old jumped in tandem with instructor Joackim Johansson at Motala, Sweden’s Linköpings Fallskärmsklubb dropzone (don’t worry, we …

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Tyler Turner paralympics

Five years ago, 32-year-old Canadian Tyler Turner was in the hospital, after what his website calls “a freak crash during an otherwise routine landing.” “I had a bad landing,” Turner told Revelstoke Review. “Nobody really …

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British Chimera Langar team

Britain’s top 4-way open skydiving team is preparing for action in the 2022 Parachuting World Championships come fall. The competition, which is held every two years, will take place in Eloy, Arizona, lasting from October …

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Man making a perfect tandem jump

Once you’ve decided that you’d like to make your first skydive, it’s time to take the most difficult step in the first jump process: booking a skydive. In this how-to guide, we take you through …

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Having a great time on a tandem skydive

So you’re looking to make your first jump? You’ve come to the right place! We walk you through a tandem skydiving experience to help you understand what to expect during your first jump.

Woman doing a tandem skydive

This article is a complete introduction to tandem skydiving for a curious beginner skydiver. Learn what a tandem is, what makes it the preferred method of first time skydiving and the practices that keep this …

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This article provides the complete answer to a common question: How much does skydiving cost? We cover everything from first-jump tandem prices, to student training program prices, to the costs associated with becoming and maintaining …

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Skydiver under a red parachute over Eloy, AZ

This glossary of skydiving related terms will help get you up-to-speed on the lingo used by skydivers.