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2014 | Skydiving Information

Why Jump From a Perfectly Good Airplane?

» September 8, 2014

Why Jump from a Perfectly Good Airplane?

Why would anyone want to jump from a perfectly good airplane? If a skydiver was given a dollar for every time they heard that... they'd be rich. It's hard for people to get their heads around this concept. Most skydivers find it difficult to explain the 'why' for this so called madness, but here's the answer... FREEDOM.

Skydiving 101: The Lexicon Explained

» August 26, 2014

If you don't hang around the DZ (skydive center) very much, you may be unfamiliar with many of the terms used. Brush up on some skydiving basics that are used everyday without thinking twice. The terms used here center around the basic introduction to skydiving like where we jump and the equipment used.

Skydiving: What You Should Know

» August 25, 2014

If you're thinking of making a skydive, we offer a few tips to help you have best experience. Most skydiving centers don't tell you these things and many of our students don't know to ask! Here we offer What You Need To Know.

What's Happening in Skydiving?

» August 25, 2014

So it's the end of summer, is the skydiving season winding down? Not even close! There are five major events that the world will be watching! Click to find out what they are!

The Rewards of Skydiving

» August 25, 2014

Skydiving has many risks, but have you considered the rewards? The rewards of skydiving are many and is why we choose to "jump from perfectly good airplanes."

Skydiving Myths Revealed!

» August 18, 2014

Watch any news report about skydiving and you'll find that the majority of the facts are incorrect. There's a lot of misinformation out there, so we clear up some commonly asked questions about skydiving in this week's article - Skydiving Myths Revealed (sound like it could be on TV with Unsolved Mysteries or soemthing...haha!)

The Best Views in Skydiving

» August 15, 2014

Making a skydive is life changing. Making a skydive with an extraordinary view... awe-inspiring. Seeing the beauty of this world from 10,000 feet gives perspective and gratitude for the world we live in. There are hundreds of skydiving centers located around the United States and we've jumped at the majority of them! We got together made our list... the best views in skydiving!

The Top 5 Skydiving Movies

» August 12, 2014

There have been some great movies that showcase skydiving, but we list the Top 5 Movies that brought people to dropzones in droves! We list the Top 5 Most Influential Skydiving Movies!

The Top 10 Skydiving World Records

» August 11, 2014

Records are made to be broken, but there are a few that will stand the test of time! The staff of Skydive Coastal Carolinas have created the Top 10 Skydiving World Records List... and they are impressive! What makes all of these records so amazing is the coordination and personal financial cost that each participant incurs to be part of formal record breaking attempt. Outside of Red Bull Stratos, little if any sponsorship is given which makes these records that much more impressive!

We present to you, our Top Ten List!

5 Tips for Selecting a Skydiving Center

» July 29, 2014

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 AMAZING Reasons to Skydive

» July 29, 2014

Why would you skydive out of a perfectly good plane? Good question! To answer this age old question... we provide you with the top ten reasons....

Top 5 Dropzone Dance Offs!

» July 21, 2014

It's the hottest sensation to sweep through the skydiving world!!! The DZ Dance Off! Through the first month, we rank the top 5 videos of the DropZone Dance Off!

The Physics Of Skydiving

» July 21, 2014

Did You Know: You Don't Feel Like You're Falling

When Felix Baumgartner exited the capsule from the edge of space with the Red Bull Stratos project, he became supersonic because of the thinness of the air at such a high altitude. Simply put, because of the lack of air molecules, there was little resistance on Felix's body which allowed him to reach the dangerous speed of 846mph - faster than the speed of sound!