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Interested in learning more about the sport of skydiving? Want to now what it's like to freefall at 120mph? Can't decide whether you should take the leap or not?

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2020 | First Time Skydiving

  • 2020 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale

    Nov 3

    2020 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale

    Our Black Friday Sale goes live on Friday, November 27th! Save $109 on a tandem skydive in 2021!

  • Tips to Overcome Skydiving for the First Time Anxiety

    Sep 17

    Tips to Overcome Skydiving for the First Time Anxiety

    Nervous about skydiving for the first time? No sweat. Here at Skydive Long Island, we are familiar with all kinds of first jump jitters, and skydiving anxiety is something we encounter pretty much every day we are in operation. We won't tell you to just relax because what you are feeling is completely natural. Skydiving for the first time anxiety is a good thing! It means you're a living, breathing, rational human being.

  • What to Eat Before Skydiving

    Jul 29

    What to Eat Before Skydiving

    If your first jump is coming up and you're making plans for that day and wondering how to prepare yourself, you've come to the right place! When preparing for a skydive, it is important to make sure that your body is ready for the experience and like with any other sport, it's important to eat and fuel your body.

  • Why Skydiving Videos Can Enhance First Skydiving Experience

    Jun 25

    Why Skydiving Videos Can Enhance First Skydiving Experience

    What is more epic than a skydiving video? A skydiving video starring you! If you're still on the fence about purchasing a tandem skydiving video, allow us to share why skydiving videos can enhance your first skydiving experience.

  • What is a Tandem Skydive & Why Should You Try It

    Jun 9

    What is a Tandem Skydive & Why Should You Try It

    Parachuting started off as a military thing - but pretty quickly after realizing that jumping from the plane was easily the most fun part of their day, an assortment of soldiers and some handy friends set about how to turn skydiving into the best pastime ever. Once they got it figured out and 'sport jumping' became a thing, attention was then turned toward how to share such an amazing and life-changing experience with as many people as possible.

  • How to Prepare Your First Tandem Skydive

    May 31

    How to Prepare Your First Tandem Skydive

    Welcome fellow adventurer! If you're thinking about striking tandem skydiving from your bucket list, you've come to the right place! Not only can we accommodate you for the world's greatest adventure, this article will set you up for success so you're prepared for your skydive!

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