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Skydiving: What You Need to Know Before You Jump

» August 26, 2014

Before booking your skydive, there are a few things you should know in advance to enhance your experience.

Skydiving Myths Revealed

» August 18, 2014

Watch any news report about skydiving and you'll find that the majority of the facts are incorrect. There's a lot of misinformation out there, so we clear up some commonly held myths about skydiving in this week's article - Skydiving Myths Revealed

The Top 5 Skydiving Movies

» August 11, 2014

Rating the top five skydiving movies of all time is difficult - I mean how many movies focus on skydiving AND have great acting? We rest our case. Nevertheless, we've selected five movies whose popularity positively impacted the skydiving industry.

What Does It Feel Like to Freefall at 120 mph?

» August 7, 2014

What does it actually feel like to freefall towards the Earth at 120 mph? Find out here.

The Top 5 Things to Look for When Selecting a Skydiving Center

» August 1, 2014

There are lots of drop zones in the United States that offer skydiving, but no two drop zones are the same! There isn't a manual out there telling you what to look for when selecting a DZ for your skydive.... so we're here to share some insider knowledge!

The Top 5 Michigan Summer Adventures

» July 30, 2014

Maybe we're biased, but if you're an adventure lover or outdoor enthusiast, Michigan is THE place to be in the summer. With so many amazing activities to choose from, how can you possibly decide? No worries! We've got you covered. Here's our list of the top 5 Michigan Summer Adventures.

Top 10 Reasons to Skydive at Midwest Freefall

» July 29, 2014

Why would you skydive out of a perfectly good airplane? Good question! Actually, there's plenty of good reasons to skydive at Midwest Freefall, but let's start with the top ten.

10 Questions with Art Farley

» June 13, 2014

Tandem and AFF Instructor Art Farley made his first tandem skydive at the tender age of 40 and has been hooked ever since. Find out what keeps Art coming back jump after jump, why his students inspire him, and how he dreams of taking on Felix Baumgartner in this week's 10 Questions with Art Farley.

10 Questions with Dan Rizzo

» May 26, 2014

Dan Rizzo's first skydive was a birthday present from his family and he's been hooked ever since. Whether he's setting state skydiving records from 21,000 feet, backpacking through Italy or practicing law, Dan is passionate about life! Find out more about what inspires Dan and what he loves about skydiving in this week's 10 Questions with Dan Rizzo.

10 Questions with Isabel Hammen

» April 28, 2014

Isabel Hammen started jumping at Midwest Freefall in 2013. She's super enthusiastic, fun, outgoing and someone that loves the sport! Read her insights in this weeks 10 Questions with...Isabel Hammen.

11 Questions with Nick Peariso

» April 8, 2014

Nick Peariso started skydiving in June of 2011 and from his first jump he was immediately hooked. Skydiving has become a pasion of mine with quite a bit of my focus in Wingsuiting. I enjoy to show/teach others what I love, skydiving!

Skydiver Lands World's Smallest Parachute

» April 5, 2014

Ever thought about jumping off the roof with your bedsheet as a parachute? Ernesto Gainza from Venezuela did it! See the footage here!

Did You Know?

» March 30, 2014

Did you know that Google founder, Sergey Brin is a skydiver?


Wonderful place to fo skydiving! Just went today for my first time and loved it.

» Kayla Landsparger