I Want to Sky Dive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    I Learnt Aged 4

    I spent years in boredom at a parachuting centre where my dad worked. I used to join in th classes from as early as i can remember. I have done th training so many times that I'm sure i'd be able to do all the formation stuff and everything. Shame Dad turned into a drunk way...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    Jan 19, 2009

    Lose Weight and Fly.

    The local skydive company has a weight limit of 250, I'm down to 290 so 40 pounds to go and i'm jumping out of a perfectly good airplane.  Woooo!
    Beastweaver Beastweaver
    41-45, M
    Jan 19, 2009


    I've wanted to do this since age 14! But my mother roared, "NO!" They were giving out one free lesson and a free dive, near my city. I was all set to go, but my mother basically blocked the door! XD I was upset and shouted, "Well, you can stop me when I turn...
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    1 Response Feb 20, 2009

    Did a Tandem But Want to Go Solo

    It is absolutely unbelievable! Have you ever been on the back of a really fast motorbike? Well, its nothing like that! 120mph speeds before chute opens. Burned into my brain that was! Unfortunately it was cloudy so like a descent into hell! After 30 seconds of free-fall and a...
    iams iams
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Always Wanted to

    ever since i was a little kid i've wanted to but since i'm only 16 i can't. *sigh* i have to wait 2 years. but it's one of my main life goals. i can't entirly explain why i want to it's just something i need to do. and i love heights and adrenilen rushes, so this seems like the...
    ieatairplanes ieatairplanes
    1 Response Jul 28, 2009

    I Wish...

    if i only i could ... i will... but i am out of budget to get this kind of hobby )-;
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2009

    I Will Someday.

    I absolutely am crazy about the idea of jumping out of an airplane and falling in the sky until getting close and falling with the aid of a parachute... oh my goodness I'm getting so happy just thinking about it.. .can't wait to try it..
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2010

    Sure, Because It Sounds Fun!

    Someday maybe I will get the chance!
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    1 Response Mar 22, 2009


    When I joined the Army, I joined an MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) that was Airborne. This meant that with my job, I would be able to fall out of aircraft with style. Unfortunately, I am only a Reservist and the Airborne slots are only mandatory for Active Duty...
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    1 Response Jan 18, 2009
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