Jeff Montgomery, Safety & Technical Officer, recently wrote to all instructors and coaches offering guidance for the return to skydiving.
Parachute Training Organisations (PTOs) are preparing to resume operations in July with safety measures in place to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19.
Craig Poxon, Chair of Council, explains how British Skydiving has been working with DZOs, medical professionals and aviation experts to establish a safe return to skydiving.
The World of Skydiving
Skydiving is one of today’s most exciting sports. Dynamic and colourful, it offers mastery of the air and the freedom to make the skies your own!
Become a Skydiver
Enjoyment, exhilaration and limitless challenge are available even to the absolute beginner. And at its highest level, skydiving is an intensely competitive sport which requires finely tuned skills, intimate knowledge of the air and perfect body control.
Training & Progression
Many new skydivers try out the different disciplines and find which they enjoy most. We are waiting for you to take part!
Where can I jump?
More people than ever are discovering for themselves the pure joy that freedom of the skies can bring. Please contact our Affiliated Parachute Organisons / Drop Zones for information on their days and hours of operation.
Becoming a qualified skydiver is one the greatest achievements of my life so far. I’ve experienced first-hand the fear and pressures of a first jump and witnessed them slowly ebb to become a feeling of euphoric freedom!
Skydiving is my life. The people I have met have become the greatest friends one could ever meet…