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2017 | General
SA Skydiving | Adelaide | Articles | Motherjumpers 2017
MotherJumpers is an annual charity event where mums (and their friends and family) jump out of planes all over Australia to raise funds for wonderful charities in Australia that support mums.
SA Skydiving is on board to assist MotherJumpers in their fundraising campaign.
This year, the jump will take place on Nov 11 & 12, commemorating the start of Perinatal Depression & Anxiety Awareness Week, as this year we are raising money for COPE - Centre for Perinatal Excellence. COPE is dedicated to improving the emotional wellbeing of parents before and during pregnancy, and the year following the birth of a baby.September 26, 2017
SA Skydiving | Adelaide | Articles | Irene O'shea sets World Record becoming oldest female skydiver in the World! All for Charity
Irene O'Shea is an inspiration. Skydiving at 101 years and 110 days she is now the oldest female skydiver in the World, all to raise awareness and funds for Motor Neurone Disease.September 18, 2017
SA Skydiving | Adelaide | Articles | Skydivers giving the Riverland their adrenaline fix
SA Skydiving once again took the operation on the road to take to the skies over the Riverland.
Operating out of Renmark Aerosports Club over 2 dozen skydivers filled their veins with adrenaline falling from up to 14,000ft.August 24, 2017
SA Skydiving | Adelaide | Articles | Ladies Learn To Fly 2017
The 2017 Ladies Learn to Fly was a big success. Sponsored by SA Skydiving, the SAPC, the SASPC and the APF, the event saw 6 new female AFF students and over 20 female fliers from South Australia participate in a fantastic weekend.August 7, 2017
SA Skydiving | Adelaide | Articles | Skydivers enjoy whale watching at Goolwa before their jump
The Ocean off Goolwa's pristine beaches is thriving at this time of year. Last weekend our lucky skydivers saw whales while cruising out over the ocean. Dolphins have also been captured in the area.July 13, 2017
Irene set to become the World's oldest skydiver in a World Record Fundraising event
Irene is 101 years old. She has skydived at SA Skydiving before, about a year ago to celebrate her 100th birthday. She has travelled the World solo, flown in gliders and is now aiming to become the World's oldest skydiver to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia.July 1, 2017
So you think you have a fear of heights?
SA Skydiver Teags asks some questions about fear - what is it you really fear? We challenge you that it's not skydiving!April 20, 2017
SA Skydiving | Jed Smith & Jana Fitzpatrick | The Elephant In the Room - the future of the Australian skydiving scene
SA Skydiving Staff Jed Smith and Jana Fitzpatrick produce a very thought provoking and insightful article into the direction and future of skydiving in Australia. As the balance between tandem operation and sports skydiving falls exponentially in one direction, we are faced with some complex challenges and tough questions.April 9, 2017
5 Questions you should ask before making a Tandem Skydive
We understand that deciding to take the plunge and jump out of a plane is a BIG deal. We have found over the years that our guests are not always sure how best to evaluate the services offered by the different skydiving organisations within Adelaide. Here are a few important questions you should ask before deciding where to make your tandem skydive in Adelaide. If you are unsure dont forget to check reviews!April 7, 2017
Having Second Thoughts? You're not Alone!
Having second thoughts? Need a bit more information? You're not alone! Actually committing to the decision to come skydiving is the hardest part. Knowledge is Power! Power to make decisions you feel comfortable with.March 17, 2017
SA Skydiving jumps on board to support charities.
Since its inception, SA Skydiving has been proud to be involved in charity fundraising and community support.
Here's the latest on 3 great causes.March 1, 2017
SA Skydiving Update 7th February, 2017
Recap on Australia Day Jump, updates from the SASPC AGM, New Licence Packages and latest skydiver achievementsFebruary 7, 2017