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Take to the skies over St. Petersburg and view Florida like never before! St. Petersburg Skydiving is prepared to arrange your day flying straight up to this astonishing vantage point for an aerial scene you will not forget. When you are 14,000 feet above the ground, you’ll enjoy seeing the glorious coastlines like never before. Commit this scene to memory before jumping out of the aircraft and plummeting swiftly back down to Earth.
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Skydiving.com St. Petersburg brings both coasts together in Florida!
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Skydiving.com St. Petersburg brings both coasts together in Florida!
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Take to the skies over St. Petersburg and view Florida like never before! Our skydiving experts are prepared to fly you straight up to this astonishing vantage point for an aerial scene you will not forget. When you are 14,000 feet above the ground, you’ll enjoy seeing the glorious coastlines like never before. Commit this scene to memory before jumping out of the aircraft and plummeting swiftly back down to Earth.
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The idea of skydiving can be a bit intimidating at first. After all, there are a lot of unknowns involved for beginners. For example, when is the best time to pull the cord? To make all of our budding skydivers more confident in exploring this extreme sport, we recommend the Tandem Skydive! This dive is designed to allow divers the luxury of focusing on only the adventure, while the trained professional instructor takes responsibility for your safe landing.
Join the experts for a Tandem skydive! The Tandem skydiving package puts you directly into free fall with one of the most professional skydivers in Florida! Your designated skydiver will be there during your descent to assure that your landing is a safe one. When you call to reserve your skydiving package be sure to ask about available video packages. This viable option is available for those who seek to have a carbon copy of their aerial adventure. By reserving your video package early, we can guarantee that a trained videographer will be available to join you on your exciting skydive.
Free Falling Experiences Especially for You!
The idea of skydiving can be a bit intimidating at first. After all, there are a lot of unknowns involved for beginners. For example, when is the best time to pull the cord? To make budding skydivers more confident in exploring this extreme sport, we recommend the Tandem Skydive! This dive is designed to allow our divers the luxury of focusing on only the adventure. Learn more…
Now, that you have been formally introduced to the extreme sport of skydiving, you may be ready for more! Here at Skydiving.com St. Petersburg, we are very familiar with the desire to experience a free fall dive, solo. That’s why we recommend the Advanced Skydiving Packages for students looking to take their skydiving career to the next level! All of these designated dives are designed to help you learn everything you need to know about the entire skydiving process. Learn more…
Enhanced Imagery Packages
You are ready to take things to the limit and see just how brave you really are. As you ascend 14,000 feet into the air, the breathtakingly beautiful coastlines immediately capture your attention. Wouldn’t it be great to know that this amazing scene and thrilling experience is all recorded on film? Treat yourself to a carbon copy of this exciting milestone, reserve your videographer today, by calling us at 1-800-617-7948! Learn more…
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We want to help St. Petersburg get the best skydiving services available on the market. That’s why St. Petersburg Skydiving partners offer a wide variety of skydiving packages to cover all of your skydiving needs. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, St. Petersburg Skydiving can find a skydiving package tailored to suit your needs.
When you are ready to explore the thrill of an exciting free fall, rest assured that all of these skydiving professionals have your best interests in mind. Your instructors will make sure to cover all of the safety measures, so that you can place all of your focus on the exhilarating, adrenaline pumping excitement from start to end.
All of the professional skydivers at our affiliate dropzone enjoy celebrating the holidays and a good skydiving party. Rather than the conventional way of celebrating, however, we offer superb discounts and holiday specials to mark the occasion. Be sure to ask about out group discounts and video packages to make your birthday skydiving party a festive one.
Viewing Florida’s Coastline While Free Falling Over St. Petersburg is Amazing
Enjoy the ocean, beach, and sky in St. Petersburg like never before. Skydiving.com St. Petersburg has the unique advantage of elevating you to new vistas like no other. While you are climbing to 14,000 feet above sea level, the view of Old Tampa Bay and Tampa Bay will spread out beneath you like an elegant blanket of water. As you edge closer to the drop zone, nearby cities, such as Tampa and Clearwater, may be viewed.
We take safety seriously. To ensure that each skydive occurs in optimal conditions, the dropzone staff will take into account the weather and wind conditions before your ascension. Due to this, you may be able to clearly view Williams Park or Vinoy Park during one free fall expedition and the Big Bayou the next. Bearing this in mind, be sure to reserve a video package when calling about your skydive. The carbon copy of your experience will reveal the intimate details of your free fall that may have been missed otherwise.
Although the rainy season occurs between June and September , do not let that deter you from the experience of a lifetime. The pilots that will ferry you to altitude are trained to fly in any condition and skydiving experts know how to handle a little rain. They will never take you up in dire weather, such as a hurricane or tropical storm.
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Jump into the Extreme Sport of Skydiving the Safe Way with a Tandem Jump!
The extreme sport of skydiving can be an intimidating sport to get into. From flying up 14,000 feet into the blue sky, to the swift descent as you let gravity take hold and hurtle you down to the ground. Although skydiving is definitely not for the faint of heart, it is a sport that begs to be tried. So, where is the middle ground for those who are brave enough to give it a try? The answer: Tandem Skydiving.
This style of skydiving attaches a trainer to each beginner skydiver. As you free fall back to Earth, new skydivers are able to focus entirely on the experience from start to finish, thanks to the skydiving expert at their back. A trained professional skydiver knows, for example, when to pull the parachute cord. By placing this responsibility squarely on the expert’s shoulders, a great deal of the anxiety and worry of the novice skydiver is alleviated.
With this major aspect of the skydive covered, you can focus on enjoying the entire experience. Ascend into the clouds with your fellow skydivers. A group setting within the aircraft increases hype. Especially with skydiving experts guiding you! When the door to the aircraft finally swings open, you will know that the drop zone is close by. Peer out into the open air and take in the glorious landscape as it spreads out beneath you. You may see Clearwater, Old Tampa Bay and the coastline if the weather conditions are right.
At this point in the dive, you will already be connected to your Tandem Master. This expert will guide you to the edge of the airplane and show you the best way to take that initial leap. Although screaming is optional, be aware that this exhilarating sport may include a bug or two on the way down. As gravity takes hold, you will begin to pick up speed.
The faster you accelerate, the greater the zoom in action of the landscape below will appear. During these moments, all of the stress and woes of daily life will simply melt away. Adrenaline will kick in and the rush of the fact that you are actually skydiving will set in. Congratulations on making your first jump!
But, the journey is not over yet! Once you have entered an elevation that is a bit closer to Earth, your trained expert will open the parachute. This will initiate the canopy stage of your skydiving adventure. If you are going to faint, this is the portion of the dive that blacking out typically occurs and it rarely happens.
On average, this portion of your skydive will last approximately seven minutes. The breeze will gently guide the parachute while your designated trainer will adjust the parachute accordingly. The skydiving expert will maneuver the parachute into the landing zone. Your Tandem Skydiving coach will do their best to make sure that the landing is a safe one. Now, that the skydive is over, feel free to celebrate your first skydive however you see fit; once you are untethered from your trainer.
If you have ordered a video package, a videographer will be recording this celebration on the ground. This videographer will make the jump with you. The video will begin before you enter the aircraft with a pre-flight interview. Then, the videographer will exit the aircraft right before you jump and capture all of those priceless moments you may have missed during the dive.
In order to Tandem Skydive, you must be at least 18 years of age and weigh less than 225 pounds. All of the skydiving experts who are designated to assist you on your Tandem Jump hold a master parachute license that is federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved. Each Tandem skydiving suit is equipped with an Automatic Activation Device (AAD) that will release the parachute if the free fall speed continues beyond a certain elevation. The Tandem gear is specifically designed to accommodate two people as they enjoy a skydive together.
To get the most out of St. Petersburg, view things from high above. To experience all that St. Petersburg has to offer, seek a thrilling skydiving adventure. This wonderful addition to your vacation itinerary or weekend getaway is the perfect way to unwind and focus on an exhilarating once-in-a-lifetime experience. Reserving your very own Tandem Skydive is the best way to enhance your leisure options and enjoy the blue sky above. Be sure to request a video package when calling to reserve your entry into the exciting world of skydiving!
Take Things to the Limit with Advanced Skydiving Courses
After the first skydive, the excitement and thrill of the experience may have left a lasting impression on you. Now, all you can think about is how to advance beyond the beginner level. We want to help you level up to pro and earn your very own United States Parachute Association, or USPA, license. Receiving this certification is proof that you know all of the ins and outs of parachuting. The license provides validation to everyone and shows that you know how to dive on your own and live to brag about it!
Jump into Intermediate Skydiving and Beyond
Here at Skydiving.com St. Petersburg, we know what it takes to get you there. All the skydiving courses we would recommend are designed with you in mind. If you prefer the safety of a trainer remaining tethered to you, we have you covered. For those who are ready to start free falling solo quickly, your certified skydivers are prepared to assist your development. All certified instructors have jumped over five hundred times and have proven their merit as skydiving gurus. They also bring the skydiving hype and encouragement you need to succeed.
When you are ready to get into the intermediate level, pick one of the courses below. Each course offers you a different level of comfort. Rest assured that regardless of which route you decide on, our St. Petersburg Skydiving representatives will help you earn the right to dive solo with an FAA approved certification in any way they can. These certifications can be used at all qualified Skydiving.com affiliate locations across the country.
The Accelerated Free Fall course is the most popular way to earn your USPA License. The reason? This course takes things from 0 to 100 very quickly. Certified instructors streamline what there is to know and safely escort you through the training tiers.
Rather than be directly connected to your skydiving trainer during the jump, you are only connected by a hand to harness connection. Your skydiving expert will hold onto you as you jump out of the aircraft and make your descent. It is likely that more than one trainer will be diving with you as an added safety precaution.
By being untethered, you are making your way toward a solo dive. This is due to the fact that you no longer have a skydiving trainer at your back. The feeling of free falling without being attached to an instructor can be a bit intimidating at first. After all, when will you know to pull the cord? Fortunately, your AFF instructor that is holding your harness will let you know! They will hold onto you and signal when it is time to pull the cord.
If the experience is too overwhelming for you, the trainer will place your hand on the pull cord. They will signal you with a pulling motion to further alert you. During this time, the ground speeding toward you may become mesmerizing. We want to make sure that you are able to safely land despite this. Which is why, if you are unable to pull your cord at this time, the skydiving trainer will pull the parachute cord for you.
Once your parachute is open, the skydiving expert will release your harness before opening their own parachute. During the descent, if our master parachute expert feels that you are in danger or are unable to enter the canopy stage of your free fall, they will open the parachute for you. There is an extra cord on the back of your skydiving gear for such an emergency.
As you advance through the tiers, you will be introduced to new challenges and collect new skydiving skills. These are referred to as Targeted Learning Objectives or TLOs. Each skydiving student who desires to one day become a professional skydiver will need to learn each TLO before advancing to the next level. A few of these aerial maneuvers include flips, forward movements, and turns.
Trainers will encourage students to perform these moves in order to assess where the student needs to improve on future jumps. By being able to view the student from a distance, skydiving experts can give appropriate advice while on the ground. This will help the student learn how to handle an emergency, should one occur on their solo dives. Skydiving experts will also advise students to tumble out of control.
Although this seems dangerous, if students force themselves into this type of situation under supervision, a skydiving trainer can aid them with the emergency properly. This is also one of the TLOs that must be achieved before moving on to the advanced levels. Students will attend at least five dives during the Accelerated Free Fall Course. One such practice includes a hop n pop. To do this, students will open their parachute immediately after exiting the aircraft. Doing so prepares students for the unforeseen event of an aircraft malfunctioning. Upon completing this course, students will earn their USPA License and start their solo free falls across the United States.
For those who wish to have a skydiving expert at their back, we recommend this advanced course just for you! Although this is the less popular skydiving course, do not let it deter you from achieving your skydiving dreams. During the initial courses, a skydiving trainer will remain tethered to you. A certified instructor will coach you on the ground and let you grow accustomed to the timing of the free fall. This will help you grow confident in your ability to pull your own parachute cord later on.
After a few skydives in this manner, your instructor will speak with you about your level of comfort. When you are ready to take the next step, you will begin AFF training. You will be able to earn your USPA License at the conclusion of this course. Once you feel comfortable enough to become untethered and move up to harness holding, that very same expert will train you on how to perform each TLO. Moving up through the tiers at this point is the same as AFF. With this comfortable skydiving course available to you, the dream of skydiving solo can easily be achieved this year!
To Start the Skydiving Journey of Becoming a Master Parachute Expert, Contact Skydiving.com St. Petersburg at 1-800-617-7948
Record Your Skydiving Adventure and Share It with Friends Today!
Whether you are a beginner or ready for the advanced courses, professional videographers are ready to make you a star of the show! All of these video packages offer a unique insider view of what your skydiving adventure was like. Match up each of the still frames you mentally took during the dive with a carbon copy of your exhilarating experience. Share this thrilling event with all of your family and friends and show off just how brave you really are.
When reserving your skydiving package, be sure to mention that you are interested in a video package. Dropzones offer these services for the Tandem Skydive, Accelerated Free Fall and Tandem Progression jumps. Each video is recorded in high quality, easy to share format. All of the videographers are experts in both skydiving and filming.
The story of your dive will start on the ground with a pre-flight interview. Video will continue to be filmed as you ascend 14,000 feet into the air. While you are gasping in awe as the door to the aircraft opens, the videographer will be capturing it on film. The videographer will jump out of the plane before you.
This will guarantee that they will be able to capture the moment you jump out of the aircraft. While you are zooming towards the ground, the video expert will be recording the priceless expressions and glorious Florida coastlines in the background. The videographer will film the entire canopy stage from below. The perspective offered from this vantage point will place you firmly into the focus of the skydiving adventure. Both you and your parachute will be in view as you draw nearer to the ground. Upon landing, feel free to celebrate and don’t be camera shy! Including this in your skydiving adventure will highlight your dilated pupils which signify the excitement you are feeling.
There is a GoPro as a video option as well. Due to these devices being mounted onto the helmets of the skydiving trainer, however, they offer a limited view of the action and lack the professional touch of a videographer. To make up for this, GoPros provide a close up of the action and are rather affordable. Regardless of which service you opt for, all footage will be edited together in the drop zone.
These priceless versions of your skydive can be shared throughout the ages with family, friends or that special someone. Be the highlight of a party by highlighting the thrilling play-by-play of your brave descent through the clouds. Show off how brave you are and encourage others to join your passion for this extreme sport. This video can be a great icebreaker during social events or as the hallmark conversation with any blind date. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to record your skydive! Be sure to mention that you want to record your dive when reserving your preferred skydiving jump.
Giving the Gift of a Skydive Has Never Been Easier, Thanks to Skydiving.Com St. Petersburg Gift Certificates!
The thrill of skydiving is so exciting that it simply must be shared. To make sure that we are able to meet all of your skydiving needs, we offer superb skydiving gift certificates! These gifts are the perfect way to introduce your friend, family member or special someone to the extreme sport of skydiving. All of our gift certificates are good at any of our Skydiving.com affiliate locations, so feel free to purchase them before going on vacation anywhere across the United States! After all, we have over 80 Skydiving.com partner locations to choose from.
Each gift certificate can cover any of the beginner skydives or an accelerated course, specifically the Accelerated Free Fall Level 1. If you would like to offer this amazing skydiving experience as a birthday or anniversary present, this is a great option! Every certificate is good for up to two years. This gives you the chance to get the timing of your gift just right.
Enlighten those you love to the fact that you are a skydiving enthusiast and get them in on the action this year! Our gift certificates are fully transferable and even cover the video packages. Be sure to let our customer service representatives know when you would like to cash in on this type of gift certificate. We here at Skydiving.com St. Petersburg want to make sure that you are able to reserve a videographer for your jump. Reserving one ahead of time will guarantee that you are able to have a professional film expert designated specifically for your jump.
All of our skydiving representatives are awaiting your call 24/7. We want to make sure that we can answer your skydiving questions as they arise. This availability also makes it possible to reserve your skydiving gift certificates at any time. When calling, make sure to mention that you are interested in both the skydive and the video package.
Whether you are an expert skydiver or just starting out, reserving your gift certificates now is a great way to encourage yourself, or others to join in on the skydiving action. Take advantage of the video package by choosing between one of the videographer or GoPro options accordingly. Make this the year that you bravely jump into the extreme sport of skydiving and record the occasion for a way to share the experience for years to come!
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