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Black Friday - Cyber Monday Special Deals!

» November 24, 2020

Black Friday Specials are here! Now through Cyber Monday we are featuring some amazing deals on gift certificates for tandem and licensed skydivers.

What Does It Feel Like to Freefall at 120 mph?

» August 1, 2020

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

Not All Super Heroes Fly - Tandem Giveaway!

» May 18, 2020

Do you know a first responder, medical professional or essential worker who has put their life on the line to provide essential services during these extraordinary times? Want to nominate them to win a 14,000 foot tandem skydive so they can fly like the super hero they are?

Getting to Know Mark “Trunk” Kirschenbaum - Featured Guest Photographer July 12-14th

» June 6, 2019

If you've ever picked up a Parachutist or Blue Skies Magazine, or spent a second on social media, you probably have seen Trunk's photography. He has spent the last 15 years traveling from boogie to boogie capturing skydivers' smiles in freefall. When he is not shooting SIS events, Trunk owns and operates Hypoxic; a skydiving company who manufacturers camera gear. Beyond the lens, Trunk is a wealth of information and is always willing to debrief your skydive or landing.

Trunk will be our featured guest photographer during Midwest Freefall's 4th Annual Sisters In Skydiving Boogie to benefit the YWCA of Greater Flint July 12-14th. Recently, we had a chance to talk with Trunk about his expereinces in the sport, his company HYPOXIC and what it's like being a such an amazing photographer!

Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club 2019 Skydiving Events

» February 2, 2019

Here's a list of featured events at Midwest Freefall for our 2019 season!

Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club 2019 Skydiving Events

» February 2, 2019

Here's a list of featured events at Midwest Freefall for our 2019 season!

Thanksgiving - December 24th Holiday Gift Certificate Special Offer Is HERE!

» November 22, 2018

Midwest Freefall's holiday gift certificates are here!

Midwest Freefall's Black Friday - Cyber Monday Gift Certificate Deal!

» November 13, 2018

Looking to give that perfect holiday gift this year?

Midwest Freefall's Black Friday - Cyber Monday Gift Certificate Deal!

» November 13, 2018

Looking to give that perfect holiday gift this year?

Sisters In Skydiving Guest Organizer Casey Magyar

» July 9, 2018

Special Guest Organizer Casey Magyar will be joining us as a featured female organizer during our annual Sisters In Skydiving event July 13-16!

Female Michigan Skydiving Record Claimed At Midwest Freefall

» January 7, 2018

Congrats to the Ladies who claimed the United States Parachute Association's Female State Skydiving Record!

The Geezer Squad Breaks Three Skydiving Records At Midwest Freefall

» January 7, 2018

The Geezer Squad sets out to break Jumpers Over Seventy (JOS) skydiving records over the skies of Michigan.

Cyber Monday Facebook Giveaway Winner

» January 1, 2018

Share and like our special video post on Facebook for a chance to win a 7500ft tandem skydive. Winner to be announced on Cyber Monday at 8pm.

Special Home Grown Guest Organizer Isaac Hensen!!!

» August 12, 2017

We are please to annouce another Home Grown special guest organizer, Isaac Hensen!

Home Grown 2017 Special Guest Organizer Garet Bloodworth!

» August 12, 2017

Garet Bloodworth, lead instructor at iFly Chicago, will be a featured guest organizer during Midwest Freefall's 2017 Home Grown Boogie!!!

One on One Interview With Professional Skydiver Katie Hawkins

» August 16, 2016

In a sport primaraly dominated by men, Katie Hawkins is a woman who shines as bright as the sun. Whenever you see her, she's full of energy, good vibes, and wears her passion for the skydiving on her sleeve. Katie works at Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club as a Coach, Accelerated Freefall Instructor and Videographer. She's s a possitive role model, especially for women in the sport, and adored by all who meet her.

Garet Bloodworth- Rosemont iFLY extraordinaire!

» March 22, 2015

See how Garet Bloodworth transitioned from skydiver to wind tunnel instructor at Rosemont's iFLY facility located near Chicago!

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.

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.

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?