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Six Things You Need To Know Before You Skydive

When it comes to adventure, nearly 70 percent of millennials say they’re adventurous. If you’re a millennial, you consider yourself a daredevil and you’re wanting to take part in your next great adventure, then skydiving might be just the thing to find your next adrenaline rush.

Skydiving can be a lot of fun, but before you take a plane and do a solo jump or a tandem jump, there are some things you need to know:

  • All the lingo: As with many hobbies and adventurous pursuits, skydiving has something of its own language. For example, freefalling is when you fall through the sky before your canopy, or parachute opens. When you jump, you’ll be wearing a jumpsuit, a bodysuit that protects you when you jump and helps control how fast you fall. At the end of the jump, you’ll end up in a drop zone, usually a large grassy area where you’ll come to a stop once you return to the ground after your jump Read More