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Why Does Skydiving Cost So Much?
There's no two ways about it... skydiving is expensive. We know you'll walk away saying it was worth it, but let's answer the ultimate question... "Why does skydiving cost so much?" The answer may leave you hesitating to open a skydiving center anytime soon!June 28, 2016
Why is There a Weight Limit in Tandem Skydiving?
Weight limits in skydiving?! C'mon now. Isn't this all about freedom and flying through the air with the greatest of ease? Check out these three must-knows, and you'll understand why that is.June 15, 2016
How Dangerous is Tandem Skydiving?
Anticipating your upcoming tandem skydive? It's natural to wonder about the potential risks involved. While we recognize that skydiving isn't a perfectly safe sport, we think you'll be encouraged to learn why skydiving is the safest it's ever been.May 25, 2016
Is Skydiving Worth It?
Although skydiving is statistically safer than driving a car, we all understand that there are potential risks involved. Here we deal with the question ... is skydiving worth it?May 15, 2016
Is Skydiving a Responsible Thing For Me To Do?
If you've been invited to join a friend to make a tandem skydive, there's a good chance you may pause and wonder if this is a responsible thing for you to do.April 30, 2016
Skydiving Long Island: Why Choose Us!
Skydiving Long Island is a great idea - Skydive South Shore is the BEST IDEA!April 8, 2016
Tips To Improve Your Skydiving Experience
Thinking of making a skydive? We offer some valuable tips to help our guests get the most enjoyment from their skydiving experience!March 4, 2016
What To Look For When Selecting a DZ
There are lots of drop zones in the United States who offer skydiving, but no two drop zones are the same! There isn't a manual out there telling you what to look for.... so we're here to share some insider knowledge!March 4, 2016
The Top 10 Skydiving World Records
Setting a skydiving world record always brings a major challenge. We list the top 10 World Record Skydives in the history of the sport.March 4, 2016
Is Skydiving Risky?
Why would anyone want to jump from a perfectly good airplane? If a skydiver was given a dollar for every time they heard that... they'd be rich. It's hard for people to get their heads around this concept. Most skydivers find it difficult to explain the 'why' for this so called madness, but here's the answer... FREEDOM.March 3, 2016
The Rewards of Skydiving
Life is full of risk. Is skydiving a necessary risk? It depends who you ask, but millions of people around the world will tell you it is.February 24, 2016
Top 10 Reasons To Skydive
Why would you skydive out of a perfectly good plane? Good question! To answer this age old question... we provide you with the top ten reasons....January 12, 2016
The World's Most Beautiful Skydiving Destinations
This week we ask the question: if you could skydive anywhere in the world, where would it be? With opportunities to make a jump in just about every corner of the globe, the options are overwhelming. However, there are a few places whose beauty is best appreciated from 13,000 feet. Check out our list of The World's Most Beautiful Skydiving Destinations.December 11, 2015
Top 5 Things To Do on Long Island
Looking for some awesome things to do on Long Island? Here's a short list of adventure things to do as judged by our staff!July 5, 2015
The Best Skydiving Videos of 2014
We've scoured the interwebs (it was raining on Saturday) and watched countless skydiving videos from all over the world! We've created our list of the best skydiving videos of 2014.... enjoy!February 9, 2015
Understanding Skydiving Terms
There are a lot of terms in the skydiving lexicon that are used so frequently that we often forget that those on the outside of the sport don't know what they mean. We clear up any potential confusion:August 26, 2014
Instructor Profile: Erika Dufort
If you've jumped at South Shore in the last couple of years, there's a good chance that you've either chatted with or jumped with Erika Dufort. Erika is the woman who makes everything possible and runs the show at Skydive South Shore. As a tandem skydiving instructor and the person who handles the day to day operations, Erika is the glue that holds the place together.June 27, 2014
The freefall is not as bad as I thought it would be, rollercoasters are much much worse. Freefall feels like you're going through a giant wind tunnel and you can't be scared because you're too high up. Fantastic experience and I can't wait to do it again.
» Art T.