Sky Diving

Parachuting, or skydiving, is the action sport of exiting an aircraft and returning to Earth with the aid of gravity, then slowing down during the last part of the descent by using a parachute. It may or may not involve a certain amount of free-fall, a time during which the parachute has not been deployed and the body gradually accelerates to terminal velocity.Andre-Jacques Garnerin was the first to make successful descents using a canvas canopy and small basket, tethered beneath a hot-air balloon. The first intentional freefall jump with a ripcord-operated deployment is credited to Leslie Irvin in 1919.
Posts about Sky Diving
  • Review of 2014 & Moving Into 2015

    … with the sharks in Fiji Island and did sky diving in Brisbane, Australia. Yes, I jumped out 12,000 feet from the plane with a stranger and that feeling was freaking amazing. The free fall adrenaline rush was just pure madness and indescribably. Well, I’m not too sure if I would do it again though. I took up an amazing stress controller and leisure wonder…

    Ivan Ong/ ivan-ong.comin Affiliate- 11 readers -
  • You Really Have No Idea How Your Media Plans Are Being Built!

    … for a financial services client, so this was a meet-and-greet. It was a decent meeting, nothing spectacular, nice people… On the way out the door, a mouth-open-gum-chewing media planner asked what sort of entertainment they would receive in exchange for the campaign. My hair bristling, I enquired as to what she felt was appropriate… “Sky diving. And, if you…

    Dax Hamman/ Marketing Landin Display How To's- 5 readers -