No ETA: The Pioneering days of Skydiving
May04

No ETA: The Pioneering days of Skydiving

Review of: No ETA: The Pioneering Days of Skydiving If you’ve ever been skydiving before, or are even remotely interested in the sport, you’ve probably wondered at some point, just how it got started. Who was the lunatic who looked at a plane for the first time and said, “I want to jump out of that”? I know that as an avid skydiver, I myself have wondered that many times. I can still remember back to my first time skydiving and being...

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Parachuting: The Skydiver’s Handbook
Apr13

Parachuting: The Skydiver’s Handbook

I picked up this book after years of contemplating skydiving, but never having the nerve to follow through on those urges. I truly wanted to do it, but something deep inside my brain kept telling me it was unsafe, and I belonged inside of a moving airplane at all times. I have a friend who is an experienced skydiver, and who was always pushing me to at least give it a try, but I was still resistant. One day he said something to me...

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Mental Training for Skydiving and Life
Apr13

Mental Training for Skydiving and Life

When I first picked up this book, I had already been skydiving four times. While I truly enjoyed the sport, I was still struggling with the fact that I was scared out of my mind before each and every jump I made. This probably sounds perfectly normal to some of you who see skydiving as a dangerous sport. To be honest, there are people who are scared out of their minds before getting on a commercial flight, even if they’ve flown...

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