Skydiving Information and Articles

Interested in learning about skydiving Newport from a different perspective? If so, then we invite you to read through our articles from some of our instructors and even the owner. Here we share insights about the sport, some of our guests and even things to be on the watch for. Would you like to see a topic addressed in our articles page? If so, contact us and we'll answer your skydiving questions in length right here!

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  • Skydiving Prices: What's Included?

    Skydiving Prices: What's Included?

    The price you pay for your tandem skydive includes necessities such as equipment, instructors, facilities and planes. See what's included in your skydive adventure at Skydive Newport.

    September 29, 2017
  • Skydiving or Parachuting? A History of Terminology

    Skydiving or Parachuting? A History of Terminology

    Skydiving or parachuting? If you are wondering which term is correct, Skydive Newport would like to give you a little history lesson on terminology.

    August 28, 2017
  • It's A Bird-- It's a Plane-- No! It's a Celebrity Skydiver!

    It's A Bird-- It's a Plane-- No! It's a Celebrity Skydiver!

    People like to say that actors are just like normal people, only famous. So it makes sense that awesome celebrities would do awesome activities like skydiving.

    July 30, 2017
  • When Can I Skydive By Myself

    When Can I Skydive By Myself

    Once you've had your first taste of skydiving, we bet you'll want to come back for more! We love tandem skydiving here at Skydive Newport. Learn what it takes to be able to skydive by yourself.

    June 21, 2017
  • Parachute Jumping vs Bungee Jumping

    Parachute Jumping vs Bungee Jumping

    Extreme sports are not one size fits all. We like skydiving for so many reasons and think it's the best choice of other free fall options. It's safe and easy on the body and mind.

    May 26, 2017
  • Do I Need Special Skydiving Clothing

    Do I Need Special Skydiving Clothing

    A big factor for skydiving is dressing for success! What you need to know about what to wear during your skydive.

    April 30, 2017
  • So You Booked Your Jump, What About Weather?

    So You Booked Your Jump, What About Weather?

    So you've booked your jump, but how will the weather affect your ability to jump? What factors go into the assessment of the conditions? Here is a bit of information about how we determine that.

    April 17, 2017
  • How to Conquer Your Fear of Skydiving

    How to Conquer Your Fear of Skydiving

    Is skydiving this scary for everyone? The answer, in our years of experience, is yes! Here are some tools to help you overcome your fear of skydiving.

    March 29, 2017

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