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Do I Pack My Own Parachute?

» July 28, 2017

Ever wondered who packs skydiving parachutes? Will you pack your own when you jump? Find out here.

How to Wear Your Hair for Skydiving

» July 14, 2017

There are many things to plan for when preparing to skydive. Don't forget to secure your hair safely.

Getting a Skydiving Video? What You Need To Know

» June 15, 2017

Getting a skydiving video is the perfect way to capture your amazing experience for yourself, friends and family. Don't miss out on documenting your jump! Read more here.

Why Do Parachutes Come in Different Shapes and Sizes

» June 10, 2017

There are many reasons to choose a parachute based on it's size, shape and the amount of holes it has. At Skydive Monroe, we choose the best fit for our dropzone visitors.

The Age of Skydiving - Too Young? Too Old?

» May 26, 2017

The minimum age of skydiving in the US is 18, but there's no upper limit. Here, we'll explore what makes you fit to jump.

Do Skydivers Have a Death Wish?

» May 18, 2017

Skydivers are more interested in living life on their own terms. For those who still call it a death wish, let us explain why the opposite is true.

How To Get Into BASE Jumping (Start Skydiving, Of Course)

» May 10, 2017

BASE jumping is an extremely dangerous sport that's not for novices. But the best way to get into it is to start skydiving! It's not for everyone, but it might be for you.

Do You Have What it Takes to Skydive?

» May 4, 2017

Have you ever thought about skydiving, but wondered if you have what it takes? Find out what you'll need to get in the sky, here.

Is Skydiving a Sport?

» March 25, 2017

More and more people in the US are taking up skydiving as a hobby and going on to compete. Find out more about sport skydiving here.

Skydiving When Sick - Don’t Do It!

» March 25, 2017

Skydiving with a head cold might seem like a totally doable thing. But a head cold should keep you on the ground until it's completely healed. Here's why.

Winter Skydiving: What to Wear When It's Cold

» February 21, 2017

Skydiving is an all-year-round sport but boy, does it get cold in the winter! Here are our tips to keep you warm.

It Starts With a Tandem Skydive

» February 21, 2017

Just like any love affair starts with a tentative first kiss; the world of sport skydiving starts when you make that first tandem skydive.

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