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Can You Skydive If You're Afraid of Heights, Claustrophobic or You're Plain Scared?

» October 11, 2018

Trust us: You're not alone. You're also not doomed to forego tandem skydiving on any of those counts! Agoraphobic, claustrophobic and terrified people make triumphant tandem skydives every day. You just need a little empowerment to push through it--and we're here for you.

How Much Does It Cost To Go Skydiving?

» September 24, 2018

Depending on where you are in the country, the price of a tandem skydive can range from $149 to $259. As a consumer, not all skydives are the same. This article takes a closer look at the cost of a tandem skydive and sheds light on what you should be looking for before purchasing.

Why Skydiving is Described as A Religious Experience

» September 15, 2018

This is a big subject to tackle, of course. Perhaps: The biggest? That said: skydiving is a religious experience, across cultures and belief systems, and it deserves to be sung as such!

Atlanta's Best Kept Secret: Skydive Monroe

» August 21, 2018

Atlanta is well known for many things: Six Flags, The Georgia Aquarium, The Atlanta Braves, Stone Mountain. But, did you know that just on the outskirts of the city lies a world class skydiving facility operated by one of the most respected figures in skydiving. Interested in learning more? Keep reading for the inside scoop on Atlanta's Best Kept Secret: Skydive Monroe.

What Does It Feel Like, First-Time Skydiving?

» August 12, 2018

Skydiving is incredibly hard to describe, but first-timers often report that first-time skydiving feels nothing like a rollercoaster; nothing like bungee jumping; nothing like falling. They talk about how skydiving feels like a freedom the likes of which they've never experienced. And we have to agree!

Why Skydivers Say Skydiving is Like Freedom

» August 9, 2018

Skydiving is the purest manifestation we've found. It's freedom from our troubles; from our preconceived notions, no matter what those may be; from loneliness. To see what we mean by all that, please join us in taking a little freedom parade of the mind.

Everything you need to know about Skydiving in Georgia

» July 18, 2018

Chances are you are not exactly immersed in the world of skydiving, and that is okay! Everybody has their niche, and this is ours. If you are new to the Georgia area or just curious about skydiving in Georgia, we have you covered. Here's everything you need to know about skydiving in Ga.

The Power of Perseverance - Quiency Dugger’s Story

» June 21, 2018

If it's been a while since you've seen Quiency Dugger, you're going to be in for a shock. After all, Quiency is half the man he used to be -- by volume.

Why Skydiving near Atlanta is the Best

» June 21, 2018

Heading to Skydive Monroe for a tandem skydive puts you in close proximity to a city bustling with things to do; we are talking about Atlanta! The city of Atlanta, Georgia is booming, so much so it has been nicknamed Hot'lanta. With so many things to see and do, it is not hard to see why skydiving near Atlanta is the best. Come close to Atlanta to skydive and stay for the day. Here are five attractions that make skydiving near Atlanta worth the trip.

How Weather Can Effect My Skydiving Day

» May 10, 2018

Nearly every outdoor sport and activity is subject to the weather and affected by certain unfavorable conditions. You can't exactly play ball if the field is drenched or it is raining cats and dogs. And, you wouldn't want to take your little ones to the park or playground if it was forecast to storm. When you're skydiving, your playground is the sky. As you take in the atmosphere, you are particularly at the mercy of mother nature. Bright blue cloudless skies, gentle breezes, and temperatures of 75 degrees make a perfect day for tons of activities, skydiving included.

Skydiving Doesn't Discriminate

» April 20, 2018

Are you looking for a happy place? My friend, we have just the spot for you. It's called a skydiving dropzone, and it's a place where a remarkably diverse community is united under the banner of freedom. Better yet: That community is stoked to welcome you with open arms.

Skydiving Coaching Tips to Help Every Skydiver

» April 9, 2018

If you're a newer jumper--or you're simply rusty from a winter spent on the ground--it's easy to get overstimulated by the idea of going for another jump.

Skydiving In Georgia with Extra Special People (ESP)

» March 27, 2018

There are plenty of places to skydive in the Georgia area, but honestly, there is a lot more to skydiving than just jumping out of an aircraft. Find out more in this article.

How To Master Your Fear To Make Your First Jump

» March 19, 2018

One of the reasons we're so passionate about skydiving--why we've been falling out of planes for as long as we have, and working hard to spread the word about the transformative power of skydiving--is that skydiving is by far the best method in the world to strip that coat of "logic" off of fear. Your fear hides behind lots of "logic" to keep you from skydiving. Do any of these sound familiar?

Bruce Meinert’s Story: A 30-Year Skydiver’s Best Advice

» February 15, 2018

Bruce's connection to Skydive Monroe started, quite literally, at the very first jump of his skydiving career. He made that jump at a dropzone south of Atlanta that no longer exists--but the current owner of Skydive Monroe was Bruce's first jumpmaster.

Skydiving vs. Parachuting

» January 19, 2018

What is the difference? Well, really, like most things, the difference is in the details. While every skydive utilizes a parachute, parachuting does not always involve a skydive.

What You Need to Know About Skydiving & Your Health

» January 19, 2018

When you're thinking about skydiving and health, the key point to remember is this: Skydiving is a sport. It can be an intense one!

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