Celebrating 300 skydives in Mexico

I recently got to skydive on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico again! Some friends of ours work with Skydive Vallarta in the winters, so it made perfect sense to combine skydiving and our tropical vacation. This past skydiving season had been particularly slow because of poor weather and our busy schedules, so I welcomed the…

Skydiving: how to hang out in the sky

  The skydiving season trickled to a start this year.  Unlike other skydivers, I jump with some regularity through the winter, so for me it was a slow start to the season with sporadic jumping in March and April. Dropzones start Safety Days in May, which often marks the beginning of another season. Safety days…

Skydiving and getting lost in a farmer’s field

It was my birthday, my mom had agreed to try her first skydive, it was beautiful and warm out – I was pretty freaking pumped. My mom would be doing a tandem with the instructor who taught me to skydive. Coincidentally, he is also the instructor I desperately do not want to disappoint. At the…