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Tandem Skydiving Max Weight Limits

Skydiving centers generally state that tandem passengers must weigh between 200-220 and 230-250 pounds. There is usually no minimum weight and only an age limit (18 years in the US). Dropzones may have ”heavy upcharges” built into their pricing models. This means that heavier customers are charged more ($1 per pound over 220lbs). These policies …

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I Want to Tandem Jump! Now!

Looking for the fastest way to make your first jump? Tandem skydiving is your go-to sport. You will see that it utilizes a dual harness parachute, where the instructor wears the parachute, and the student (you) is strapped to the instructor while jumping.  However, the maximum weight for a tandem jump is 240 pounds. In a …

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Tandem Skydiving | Is it for You?

Tandem skydiving entails two people strapped together and jumping out from an airplane. Usually, the two participants will include the instructor and the participant. Many people often question the possibility of making a tandem jump safely with just anyone. The truth is that you cannot do a tandem parachute jump with just anyone. When …

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