Skydiving Articles

Interesting in learning more about skydiving or things to do in Chattanooga? We've got you covered! We discuss a wide arrange of skydiving topics as well as highlight some of the best attractions in our area.

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  • The Story of our Unique Logo

    The Story of our Unique Logo

    Every corporate brand has a logo and you may have noticed that ours is a little different! Here's the story of how Chattanooga Skydiving's logo came to be!

    July 3, 2018
  • Which is Safer - Skydiving or Driving?

    Which is Safer - Skydiving or Driving?

    With all of that common ground in view, let's talk a little about the safety comparison between driving and skydiving.

    November 27, 2017
  • Feeling Nervous About Skydiving? Here’s What To Do

    Feeling Nervous About Skydiving? Here’s What To Do

    Never fear! We're here for you. We've taken the time to put together a thorough guide to help you get through it--and get the most out of your jump, to boot. Here's the beta:

    November 11, 2017
  • Why Skydiving Is Not a Crazy Thing To Do

    Why Skydiving Is Not a Crazy Thing To Do

    If you call skydiving "crazy," you'd do well to ponder the fact that the term "crazy" is totally relative.

    October 10, 2017
  • Skydiving Statistics on Safety

    Skydiving Statistics on Safety

    Here's what you really need to know about skydiving safety so you can make your decision with confidence.

    October 10, 2017
  • It Starts With a Tandem Skydive

    It Starts With a Tandem Skydive

    In this article, we're lookin' to answer the most common questions about jumping for the first time--and explain what "tandem skydiving" even means to someone brand-new.

    September 13, 2017
  • Sport Skydiving Near Atlanta

    Sport Skydiving Near Atlanta

    Atlanta is a dream location for sport skydivers! With some of the country's greatest views, it's a popular skydiving destination. Find out more here.

    August 25, 2017
  • Do You Have to Be Physically Fit to Skydive?

    Do You Have to Be Physically Fit to Skydive?

    Like any adrenaline sport, there are some requirements for you to make your first skydive - but they might not be as restricting as you'd think. Find out more here.

    August 18, 2017
  • Skydiving Video: What You Need to Know

    Skydiving Video: What You Need to Know

    Are you about to make your first skydive and thinking about capturing the occasion with a video? Find out all you need to know, here.

    August 2, 2017
  • Top Reasons To Go Skydiving

    Top Reasons To Go Skydiving

    If you ask us, skydiving's the best thing you can in the world. But you need more than that to make you jump from an airplane, right?

    July 30, 2017
  • Skydiving License: How long does it take to get?

    Skydiving License: How long does it take to get?

    Getting your skydiving license is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Once you have your skydiving license, a whole new world of opportunity opens up! Here are some of the factors that affect how long it takes to get your skydiving license.

    July 12, 2017
  • What is Indoor Skydiving?

    What is Indoor Skydiving?

    As counterintuitive as it may sound, indoor skydiving is actually a very common practice - for experienced skydivers and first-timers alike. There are many pros and cons to indoor skydiving vs. the real thing, and we thought you might like to know what those are!

    June 20, 2017
  • Why Starting Out Tandem Is A Good Idea

    Why Starting Out Tandem Is A Good Idea

    A tandem jump is the best way to try skydiving for the first time. There are many reasons we recommend this ranging from safety to cost, but ultimately, we just want you to enjoy your experience as much as possible!

    June 7, 2017
  • What if the Parachute Doesn’t Work?

    What if the Parachute Doesn’t Work?

    One of the most common fears of those new to skydiving is that the parachute will malfunction. Most of these people, however, don't actually know how a parachute works. It's rare for a parachute to malfunction, but when it does, every skydiver should know what to do.

    May 15, 2017
  • The Many Different Types of Skydiving

    The Many Different Types of Skydiving

    Those who are brand new to the sport may not realize that skydiving comes in many shapes and forms. Although your first few jumps are required to be tandem, as you gain experience you'll have the opportunity to try the many different types of skydiving.

    May 8, 2017
  • How Long Does a Skydive Last?

    How Long Does a Skydive Last?

    Skydiving is one of those things that seems to defy time as we know it, or at least as we perceive it. Time flys when you're having fun, or freefalling! So how long does a skydive actually last?

    April 19, 2017
  • The Things Skydivers Hate

    The Things Skydivers Hate

    As with anything that involves passion, skydiving has its pain points. As much as we all love the culture and the lifestyle, sometimes you just have to vent!

    April 18, 2017
  • The Truth Behind Why People Skydive

    The Truth Behind Why People Skydive

    Skydiving is the most fun you can have with your clothes on, and it's about more than freefall! Here are some answers to the question of why people skydive.

    November 22, 2016
  • How To Get Into Skydiving

    How To Get Into Skydiving

    Earning your license is a monumental challenge for most people, and there are lots of ways to smooth out the process. To give you a leg up, we've compiled our best tips to help you get into the world of skydiving and tackle that A-license like a boss.

    November 8, 2016
  • Do Great Skydiving Views Matter?

    Do Great Skydiving Views Matter?

    There are loads of dropzones. That said: it's pretty important when you're choosing a place to go skydiving, to pick one that offers a spectacular view.

    October 25, 2016
  • How Fast Do Skydivers Fall Through the Air?

    How Fast Do Skydivers Fall Through the Air?

    The physics of skydiving: Such riveting stuff! One of the most common points of curiosity when it comes to the science of jumpin' is, predictably, how fast do you go when skydiving. After all: Everybody loves speed.

    October 18, 2016
  • Why Are Skydiving Costs So High?

    Why Are Skydiving Costs So High?

    Ever fancied trying your hand at skydiving? Learn more about what you can expect to pay skydiving Tennessee and why skydiving is so expensive.

    September 20, 2016
  • First Time Skydiving? 5 Things You Should Know

    First Time Skydiving? 5 Things You Should Know

    Thinking about skydiving Tennessee for the first time? Here are our five top tips to get the most out of your first time skydiving experience.

    September 11, 2016
  • 5 Questions Every First Time Skydiver Should Be Asking

    5 Questions Every First Time Skydiver Should Be Asking

    If you're thinking about skydiving for the first time, there are a few questions you should be asking before you go.

    August 29, 2016
  • What Height Do You Skydive From?

    What Height Do You Skydive From?

    Skydiving altitude affects how long your skydive lasts. At Chattanooga Skydiving Company, we offer 3 altitude options to give you more time to experience the rush of freefall.

    August 16, 2016
  • Should I Go Skydiving?

    Should I Go Skydiving?

    Deciding whether to make your first-ever skydive is a big decision, and not one to take lightly! Here are a few tips to make your decision easier.

    July 19, 2016
  • 3 Bizarre Skydiving Traditions You Should Know About

    3 Bizarre Skydiving Traditions You Should Know About

    The skydiving community has so many charming idiosyncrasies most people aren't aware of. Here we explain three bizarre skydiving rituals you should know about.

    July 5, 2016
  • Why We Love Skydiving (and Why You’ll Love It, Too!)

    Why We Love Skydiving (and Why You’ll Love It, Too!)

    Wondering whether or not to take the leap? Here we discuss some of our favorite reasons why we love skydiving.

    June 15, 2016
  • Why is Skydiving So Addictive?

    Why is Skydiving So Addictive?

    Skydiving is so much more than jumping from a plane. It's an experience like no other, comprising great friendships, epic trust and some of the most incredible sensations your body will ever feel!

    June 7, 2016
  • How Dangerous is Tandem Skydiving?

    How Dangerous is Tandem Skydiving?

    Wondering how safe tandem skydiving really is? Read this article to learn about the statistics of skydiving safety and find out why tandem skydiving is now safer than ever.

    May 25, 2016
  • What To Expect From Your Chattanooga Tandem Skydive

    What To Expect From Your Chattanooga Tandem Skydive

    Excited about your upcoming jump or still trying to decide whether to take the leap? Here's an overview of what you can expect when you tandem skydive with Chattanooga Skydiving Company.

    May 13, 2016
  • The Truth about Naked Skydiving

    The Truth about Naked Skydiving

    Believe it or not, naked skydiving is actually a "thing" in skydiving. It's been part of the culture for as long as anyone can recall and frankly... we're not sure why. Here we'll take on this delicate topic of why people want to jump naked and also highlight the cons of jumping in the buff.

    April 30, 2016
  • Is Skydiving Safe?

    Is Skydiving Safe?

    You want to know: can I be hurt or killed skydiving? The answer to both is yes. Your next question is how likely is it? The answer is not as likely as you might expect of jumping from a moving aircraft.

    April 13, 2016
  • How To Become a Professional Skydiver

    How To Become a Professional Skydiver

    9 to 5 grind getting to you? Office life not your thing? Thinking of changing your career trajectory?

    How about skywards?

    The Chattanooga Skydiving Company team of instructors all make a living doing what they love every day. Here, we describe the process from zero to hero of becoming a professional skydiver.

    March 30, 2016
  • Skydiving Atlanta? Consider Chattanooga Skydiving Company!

    Skydiving Atlanta? Consider Chattanooga Skydiving Company!

    If you live in Atlanta and are thinking of skydiving, we invite you to think about skydiving with us. More than 65% of our customers make the drive from Atlanta because of our reputation in the industry, our unparalleled view, our attention to safety, and the cool things Chattanooga has to offer.

    March 25, 2016
  • The Best Gift Ever!!!!

    The Best Gift Ever!!!!

    Be a hero this Holiday Season!!!

    December 1, 2015
  • Tandem Skydiving: What To Know Before You Go!

    Tandem Skydiving: What To Know Before You Go!

    If you're thinking of booking a tandem skydive, here are a few tips to help maximize your experience!

    October 1, 2015
  • Top 5 Adventures in Chattanooga

    Top 5 Adventures in Chattanooga

    Not only is Chattanooga known for Lookout Mountain and outdoor attractions, the city is fast becoming known as a a place for adventure lovers! Here we list the top five Chattanooga adventures!

    September 24, 2015
  • The Rewards of Skydiving

    The Rewards of Skydiving

    In the United States, more than 3 million skydives are made annually, but the media often focuses on the senstaionalism of when something goes wrong. We highlight the rewards of skydiving.

    September 16, 2015
  • Things To Do Chattanooga: Outdoors

    Things To Do Chattanooga: Outdoors

    Thinking of visiting Chattanooga? After you make your skydive, we've got a list of our five favorite things to do in Chattanooga based around the outdoors.

    September 9, 2015

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