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The official news page of WSC! Catch up on news involving our staff, guests and of course...SKYDIVING!

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What is a Skydiving Landing Like?

» December 26, 2016

What does a skydive landing actually feel like? Is it easy or hard? Does it hurt? Is the landing speed fast or slow? Read more on parachute landings.

Can You Be Too Old To Skydive?

» November 30, 2016

The only age limit that's ever actually observed in skydiving is the minimum age: 18 years of age. At WSC, we've hosted tandem guests well into their 90's.

What Does It Take To Become a Certified Skydiver?

» November 23, 2016

Like most athletic skills, skydiving takes lots of practice & commitment to master. Here's what you need to know about how to become a certified skydiver.

Health Benefits of Skydiving

» October 31, 2016

Curious about the health benefits of skydiving? Trust us -- a day of skydiving will leave you worked out! But there are also some other, more unexpected benefits.

Can You Go Skydiving When It's Cold?

» October 20, 2016

Making a tandem skydive in warm weather is worlds away from the experience of skydiving in winter. Here we offer some cold-weather skydiving tips.

Why Is There a Skydiving Weight Limit?

» September 30, 2016

The forces of nature dictate that there be a weight limit for skydiving as all objects fall at different speeds! We explain why there's a skydiving weight limit and why we have a surcharge for different weights.

Why Is Skydiving So Expensive?

» September 23, 2016

In a world where a gallon of gasoline costs less than a gallon of mineral water and free stuff seems to fall out of the internet like manna from heaven, the price of a tandem skydive seems proportionately high. Especially if you're a first-time jumper, the cost can be surprising.

The Biggest Regret: Not Getting Video

» September 16, 2016

That seems like a weird regret, huh? The fact is: it's not. Not getting video of one's first skydive is a super-common regret, and we wish it didn't happen so often. Here's a quick lil ' education to help ensure that you don't fall victim, too!

Skydiving Tips To Improve Your Experience

» August 15, 2016

No pressure or anything, but...you only get to do that first tandem skydive once. I mean: you can skydive every day for the next fifty years (which some rad old people we know have actually done!) but the first time is the only first time you've got.

What To Know Before Choosing A Skydiving Center

» August 7, 2016

Before booking a skydive, it's important to do your homework as no two skydiving centers are the same. Here we offer some tips on choosing a dropzone because it's a little trickier than it might seem.

Tandem Skydiving with WSC: How We're Different

» August 1, 2016

It is with humility that we say we are different. In fact, we go out of our way to be different. We recognize that skydiving can be intimidating and so we go to great lengths to ensure that our guests feel comfortable and part of our community. We welcome you to Wisconsin Skydiving Center.

Following Up with Christie Munn

» July 3, 2016

Christie Munn is an amazing human being and a valued member of the WSC family! We catch up with Christie to see where she's been over the past two years.

Skydiving Instructor Spotlight: Sara Wilson

» June 30, 2016

Sara Wilson is passionate about skydiving and she will not let anything get in her way of accomplishing her dreams! Enjoy our rapid fire sitdown with Wisconsin Skydiving Center's newest tandem instructor - Sara Wison!

Is Skydiving Scary?

» May 2, 2016

Is it scary? Are you kidding? As a matter of fact, if you aren't scared jumping out of an airplane, you might want to seek some counseling! Skydiving is scary, and that's exactly why you are doing it!

Why Wisconsin Skydiving Center Doesn't Do Business with Groupon... and why you shouldn't either!

» April 15, 2016

In 2010, when Groupon appeared on the market, it seemed like the greatest thing ever had descended upon us; customers were loving cheap skydives, Drop Zone owners were hoping for upsells and repeat business, and Groupon was happily skimming off the top... it appeared as though everyone was winning.


I can't say enough about this place. My experience was perfect and it's a day I will never forget.

» Tony Shelton