How should you dress for skydiving?

How should you dress for skydiving?

Your clothing for skydiving should be comfortable and loose-fitting. Athletic wear or activewear items like gym shorts, leggings/yoga pants, or t-shirts are our first choices for what to wear skydiving when it is warm.

What is the best time to skydive in California?

With skydiving, morning hours mean that one gets to jump before the atmosphere gets crowded. Thus, leaping into the sky on an early morning offers a safer environment for the diver compared to afternoon hours that can see many other people engaging in the activity.

Can I wear a hoodie while skydiving?

Clothing: Loose fitting, comfortable clothes are ideal for your first tandem skydive. If it’s cold, wear something warm – a hoodie, sweater, long pants… you get the picture. Dress for the weather on the ground. At Skydive Santa Barbara, you can choose to wear a jumpsuit to keep you even warmer.

Can you wear a jacket skydiving?

If instructors give you the go-ahead to skydive, you can be sure the weather is mild enough to make the trip a safe one. So dress in clothing that’s comfortable for the day’s forecast, bring a jacket or sweater to the site in case you get cold, and enjoy your big adventure.

Is it safe to skydive in the summer?

Yes! It’s possible and desirable for many to skydive when the temperatures start to soar. People love summer skydiving as it’s a time when everyone is out of hibernation, ditched the winter gear, and out to play at the beaches and the mountains.

Is it better to skydive in the morning or afternoon?

We consider the morning the best time to skydive and for a few good reasons. Often, the morning offers the clearest skies. Even if the forecast for a day looks less than desirable, the morning is typically jumpable. Additionally, customers that schedule in the morning generally have the lowest wait times.

Can you skydive in shorts?

Short sleeves and shorts may seem like the right summer skydiving choice on a hot day – but trust us, long layers are the best way to protect your skin from the sun, the cold air at altitude, and the grass (if we have to slide in a landing).

Can you eat before skydiving?

Absolutely yes, you should definitely eat before skydiving. The number one cause for feeling nauseated or vomiting is when first-time skydivers eat nothing at all or eat entirely too much.

How do I calm my nerves before skydiving?

Here are a few tips to help with that eek-this-is-totally-happening nervousness:

  1. Breathe. There’s about 40% less oxygen at altitude, so you’re going to need to breathe more slowly, more deeply and more regularly in order to be comfortable.
  2. Listen up.
  3. Laugh.
  4. Look forward to the calm on the other side of the door.