Adventure Bound

  The sun was glimmering off the ocean below and I felt a warm breeze on my face. As I turned for final approach I scanned the beach below for hazards....

For those of us that skydive regularly, jumping can be therapeutic. It is a brief escape from the 9 to 5 and a wonderful way to recharge. This past weekend, a fellow...

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...

Fall has come and gone. The last few vibrant leaves cling to the trees as a crisp wind blows past.  For many this marks the end of our skydiving season. Some...

Have you been to adult summer camp? I guess I haven’t either, but I found the closest thing to it – Summerfest at Skydive Chicago. I mentioned in another post that...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… No Christmas has not come early, well maybe for skydivers it has because up here in Canada, skydiving season is in full swing....

I can’t say I ever expected skydiving to turn into a winter activity. Well, I can’t ever say I thought I would be a skydiver, but here I am swept up...

Living in Canada tends to limit our skydiving season with all but one dropzone closed for the winter. Although it’s not my regular DZ, I have done a few jumps there...

  Well it happened! I got my B license this season and it feels pretty awesome. Earlier this year I wrote about getting solo certified and getting my A license, so...

The sun glints brightly outside the hard metal plane. The light flicks to red, as a chorus of “door” is yelled out through the plane. I turn away from the excited...