What's the worst thing about skydiving


Is skydiving dangerous?

At this point it has to be mentioned that almost every sport is dangerous somewhere. However, many people are of the opinion that the danger comes from the height and the equipment. In terms of technique, I think this sport is one of the safest. You can read more about this in the subsection technology. Most accidents happen through carelessness and self-overestimation.

How fast do you fall?

It depends on the posture. With "normal" free fall between 150 km / h and 250 km / h.

How hard are landings really?

A distinction must be made between the round parachutes (round caps) and the flat parachutes. The so-called round caps are very rare nowadays. Landing can be very hard here, as these paragliders have hardly any gliding capabilities, while the wing parachutes can be landed and braked like an airplane.

How do I end up where I want?

Flat umbrellas can be steered so precisely that you could land on a 5 euro note (unfortunately there is no money on the landing field).

How old do i have to be

There is no age limit for a tandem jump. The prerequisite is that you fit into the harness.
A course can be taken from the age of 16 with the consent of the parents. Under 16, a special opinion from a doctor is required.

What's the worst thing about skydiving?

Go back to work on Mondays.

What is a whuffo?

Colloquialism, noun, A person who is not a skydiver (from the often-asked phrase "Whuffo you jump out of them airplanes?").

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