Why is there a weight limit for skydiving?

If you go skydiving, you’ll weighed and/or asked what your weight is. While this might seem bizarre, there’s a really good safety reason behind it! All skydiving harness-and-container systems and all skydiving reserve canopies have to be certified by the Federal Aviation Authority before they can be sold and put into use. This is done […]

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I want to BASE jump!

Throwing yourself out of planes isn’t exciting enough anymore, and you want to learn to BASE jump? Cool. First things first. Yes, you can take the easy way: find a friend dumb enough to loan you a BASE rig, and just go jump off something tall. After all, how hard can it be?! Well, let’s […]

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