Skydiving is a thrilling and exciting sport in which the diver jumps from an airplane from a height. Many adventure enthusiasts from all over the world take up sky diving with passion and enjoy falls from altitude.
This thrilling sport is said to have its origin in late 1700s. It is known that many inventors created sky diving equipment to pursue the sport. It was in year 1797 that Andre Jacques Garnerin attempted the first successful skydiving by jumping from a hot air balloon with parachute. This sport gradually became popular and took a better shape in 1800s. The sport was also adopted by many militaries as an emergency safety solution in case of plane not functioning well.
By 1900s, skydiving took the form of recreational sport and started being attempted by both men and women. This sport can be done by anybody who loves adventure and is prepared for this terrifying sport both mentally and physically.
Skydiving can be done both individually and in group. Group sky diving is usually performed in a way of sport where many divers give a look of designed flight.
It is very important for the sky divers to check their gears regularly. Also, a backup parachute is essential for skydiving.
Anybody can plan a skydiving tour with the help of travel companies and agents. Beginners are mostly given practices before doing the final jump. One can get into both group skydiving as well as standalone experience with the help of travelling companies.