Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 10 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your tenth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will float out, docked with your instructor, and work on tracking flatter and farther!!!!! Relax and have fun! Previous Dive: Dive Flow 9 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Compressed accordion exit Perpendicular heading …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 9 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your ninth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will dive out docked with your instructor and start working on forward movement and backsliding!!!!! Relax and have fun! Previous Dive: Dive Flow 8 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Compressed accordion exit Delta …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 8 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your eighth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will dive out solo and practice front and back flips!!!!! Relax and have fun! Previous Dive: Dive Flow 7 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Diving exit Back flips and front flips Pre-deployment scan …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 7 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your seventh “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will exit solo and practice barrel rolls. Relax and have fun! Previous Dive: Dive Flow 6 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Solo poised exit Barrel rolls Pre-deployment scan Deploy the main parachute at …

San Marcos Becomes Fifth Skydive Spaceland Location, Third in Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact (Skydive Spaceland): Christy West, Marketing Director 346-239-5209, Christy@SkydiveSpaceland.com Rosharon, Texas (Aug. 3, 2018)—The popular business Skydive San Marcos, which has been serving first-time skydivers and highly experienced jumpers in the Austin/San Antonio areas for more than 30 years, will soon become the fifth member of the growing Skydive Spaceland brand. “The former …

Skydive Spaceland Welcomes Freefly Organizer Jesse ‘Tex’ Leos to our Family!

Skydive Spaceland Houston is proud to announce the launch of our Freefly Organizing Program! Our mentor program for newly licensed jumpers who have 100 jumps or under has been growing with great success, and we are expanding that program to safely transition jumpers into freeflying with some help from our newest team member, Tex! Jesse …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 6 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your sixth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice turns, forward movement, and docking on your instructor. It’s getting real now! 🙂 Previous Dive: Dive Flow 5 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Team poised exit Maintaining altitude awareness 360° lower-body …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 5 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your fifth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice turns, forward movement, and your instructor will dock on you. Previous Dive: Dive Flow 4 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Team poised exit Maintaining altitude awareness 360° turns Forward movement to …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 4 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your fourth “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice turns and forward movement. It’s time to start really flying! Previous Dive: Dive Flow 3 Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Team poised exit Maintaining altitude awareness Arched body position Two 90° turns Forward movement/heading …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 3 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your third “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice deploying your parachute, stable freefall, and altitude awareness. Your goal is to fly smoothly and stable so you can earn your release from your instructor, truly skydiving solo for the first time! Previous …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 2 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your second “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice deploying your parachute, stable freefall, team turns with your instructor, and altitude awareness. Watch the video to see how it’s done! Previous Dive Flows: Dive Flow 1 Your freefall objectives for this skydive …

Skydive Spaceland Skydiver Training Program: Dive Flow 1 Video

Welcome to Skydive Spaceland’s exclusive, innovative Skydiver Training Program! On your first “solo” skydive, wearing your own parachute system, you will practice deploying your parachute, stable freefall, and altitude awareness. Your freefall objectives for this skydive are: Proper climbout and exit Maintaining altitude awareness Arched body position 2 practice handle throws Identify the dropzone Deploy …

Scott Latinis Joins Skydive Spaceland Team as Organizing and Events Director

Skydive Spaceland is thrilled to announce the full-time addition of longtime competitive skydiver Scott Latinis to the Skydive Spaceland team as Organizing and Events Director. “My parents will be so thrilled that I got a real job,” Latinis jokes. “But seriously, it’s a really great thing to be able to work in and give back …

Skydive Spaceland Announces Military Transition Program

At Skydive Spaceland, we love our active and retired military service men and women! We greatly appreciate your service to our country, and we’d like to announce our newly formalized training program to transition military-trained skydivers to the civilian skydiving world. This program is now available at all five Skydive Spaceland locations—Houston, Texas; San Marcos, …

New Spaceland Landing Area Policies: A Time and Place for Everything

We all know that Skydive Spaceland is a world-class dropzone with excellent facilities and aircraft. What you may not know is that when we opened our doors in early 2000, Spaceland was conducting about 5000 skydives per year. Now, 15 years later, our air traffic has increased by about 20 times; we’re up to around …

Breakoff Series Part 3: Video Takes the Center, High

It’s a super cool shot to get when you’re flying outside video above a skydiving formation–that shot when the outside camera flyer (who is filming the jump without being a part of the formation) drops into the center as the formation breaks away, probably turning in place to watch everyone track far and fast before deploying. …

Skydiver Training Tip: That First Hop and Pop

Is it about time for your first hop and pop (low-altitude emergency exit simulation) in our Skydiver Training Program? If you’re like most skydiving students, chances are you are more nervous about this jump than most of your full-altitude skydives! The lower exit altitude combined with the 5-second maximum deployment time, and possibly your first …

Skydive Spaceland Scrambles 2015 Report

On Saturday, May 4, Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, TX, hosted its annual 4-way scrambles meet. Organized by local teams Spaceland Lite and Spaceland Toxic, six teams competed for top honors over five rounds of intermediate-level 4-way formation jumps. Clear skies and a light warm breeze made for perfect conditions, the packers made sure that everyone made their loads, …