Get the thrill of your life with skydiving!
Skydiving or parachuting is an adventure sport. You must be wondering why I'm including it in a section on leisure and entertainment.
Well, there are several places in the US that enable first timers to skydive for recreation, with no prior training or physical skills necessary. So whether you've done it before, or just want to try your hand at something novel and exhilarating, skydiving is a definite activity to consider.
For most people who've never jumped from anywhere before, the first jump would likely be a tandem jump. In this kind of fall, you're always attached to a trained and experienced instructor. The instructor establishes the stable free fall position, and activates and manages the parachute. In effect, you do nothing except enjoy the thrill of the fall, followed by a safe landing. The whole experience takes about 2 to 3 hours (including time for basic instructions and paperwork prior to going up). I would highly recommend it! And do not forget to get your video taken. It costs
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