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Fantabulous Sky Diving

Oct 13, 2007
Sky diving is classed as an extreme sport that often times warrants renting equipment instead of buying it because of the sheer cost of getting everything that is needed for an activity that you may only attempt once. The equipment rarely ever goes wrong and weather conditions seldom cause accidents.

It is not an activity to be taken lightly, and having the highest quality equipment is a must for obvious reasons. The equipment, though high on the list of importance for safety reasons, is not the main focus for people who see this sport up close every day of the week. Regardless, the equipment should be of top quality to begin with.

You can and should check out the weather before your experience and be prepared in advance for any unfavorable conditions.

Sky diving requires you to be in very good health with no major health problems or disabling conditions. A visit with your doctor prior to your experience will provide you with the most accurate information regarding your health, and your doctor can advise you if this is something you should be doing.

Known otherwise as parachuting, it is the act of jumping from a high place, usually an airplane, and safely returning to the ground with the aid of a parachute. The sport of is pursued by those who want to experience the thrill of free flight and, even though it is technically falling and not flying, sky diving unquestionably comes closest to getting this experience.

This experience is one that invokes a variety of emotions. Many people only attempt it once, while others make a career out of it. Anyone that wants to try it for the first time needs to firstly understand the basic rules and all the risks that exist. Knowing all about your equipment is more than essential to your success. It is for this reason that you should take inspecting your equipment seriously as you plan your adventure. Never take your equipment for granted.

You will want to look into your own comfort while sky diving, but also, the essential is the safety equipment used. In fact, most companies that offer their services for taking people soaring skyward and advising them on the moment to drop, include the price of equipment rental in their fee.

The equipment is extremely reliable when used properly, and will most likely result in a safe and exciting jump. If you're thinking that you'd like to give it a go, you should see about going on a couple of jumps in tandem with an experienced sky diver.

This is a very popular sport, and a lot of people end up trying it at least once. Many who initially showed fear and trepidation, are now the ones that cant get enough of the experience. As you leave the airplane behind and accelerate up to 120 mph (200 kph) in the vast open skies, you will realize why some say that sky diving is the most thrilling adventure experience in the world.
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Sharron Nixon is a 44 year old mother of 3 who lives in New Zealand. Check out Sharron's website:
www.sharronnixon.com/sky-diving2Are you just wishing and dreaming, or is sky diving the right choice for you?
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