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Water Training for Skydiving

Water training for skydivers is an exciting next step after earning the first basic skydiving license through the United States Parachute Association. The purpose of water training is to improve chances of survival if an unintentional water landing happens. What's involved? A short ground training and simulated water landing experience! https://youtu.be/FwNiit5fkDU Where Can I Take a Water Training Course USPA Instructors, Examiners, or Safety & Training Advisors are the recommended people to conduct a water training course. Here at Ultimate Skydiving Adventures, we are fortunate enough to have an online course for the ground portion of water training for skydivers [...]

By |July 7th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on Water Training for Skydiving

An Adventure Seekers Dream: How Neil Moore Found Skydiving

San Francisco, California was the perfect place for this surfing, rock climbing, and outdoor kind of kid growing up. Neil Moore wasn't your run-of-the-mill kid, he was the kind that had a great passion for the outdoors, but also having lived in a big city, he was just as comfortable at a rap concert with 10,000 people. It's no wonder this adventure seeker gravitated towards the sport skydiving! Neil grew up working on the Marin County Seach and Rescue team in California and later in life was lead to become a wildlife tour guide in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National [...]

By |July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on An Adventure Seekers Dream: How Neil Moore Found Skydiving

How to Start Wingsuit Skydiving – A Step-by-Step Guide

We’ve found over decades of experience in the sport that after someone earns their initial certification, it’s a mystery of what steps to take next. This article's mission is to unveil the mysteries and provide a comprehensive step-by-step guide on the entire process of becoming a wingsuit skydiver. First Jump Every Olympian, every world record holder, and every national champion all have one thing in common - they started by taking the very first step. Indeed it is a challenge as an adult to embark on a new journey, and to be new at something again. It’s easy to make [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on How to Start Wingsuit Skydiving – A Step-by-Step Guide

How Rock and Roll and Tattooing Led to Skydiving

He was born in Montrose, Colorado, grew up loving sports, and lived in many other places. After years of traveling and exploring the US, he now calls western Colorado home. He is the mastermind behind Delta's tattoo shop, Slink Ink Tattoo in Delta, Colorado - he is Gabe Neuenschwander! Getting to Know Gabe Gabe is the proud father to a daughter and grandson and has made western Colorado his home for the past 13 years. As a tattoo artist, he's had the pleasure of training and mentoring three artists - two of which still work for him at Slink Ink. [...]

By |May 27th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on How Rock and Roll and Tattooing Led to Skydiving

Become a C-Licensed Skydiver!

Becoming a C-licensed skydiver is an exciting next step in one’s journey in this sport. This license opens the doors to many new and exciting opportunities beyond the B-license. Progressing in the sport may be daunting as there’s an overwhelming amount of information to disseminate. We break things down in an understandable format so you can better plan the next phase in your skydiving journey. Requirements to Earn a C-License Here is a list of qualifications necessary to earn the C-license under the national organization United States Parachute Association: General Requirements Must be a current USPA Member Must have earned [...]

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on Become a C-Licensed Skydiver!

From the Barber Shop to the Sky

If you live in Montrose, Colorado and perhaps the surrounding area, you have probably heard of Classics Barbershop on 18 S. Cascade. It’s because the owner’s uncanny wit and raw talent draw in people to sit for an hour or two to hang out for a haircut in the classic style barber shop. The face behind the shop is none other than Gunnison native, Kodie Coblentz.  Finding Rodeo Kodie is well-known in this area as a savvy barber but he had another side of him that stirred. A side that yearned to fly. “I have two distinct memories of my [...]

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on From the Barber Shop to the Sky

Skydive Graduate Shares his Journey

Cole Ratzlaff grew up in Pueblo West, Colorado and was always an active and athletic child. He loves running, hiking, swimming, wake surfing, biking and skiing and/or snowboarding in the winter. He even recalled placing second in a sprint triathlon once. It’s no wonder that Cole found and gravitated towards becoming a skydiver. This is his story.  Getting to Know Cole “I did well in school as a kid, excellent in math and science. And I always loved all things rockets and planes!” he recalls. “I was an angel!” he said laughing. “I’m sure my mom and dad would agree!” [...]

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on Skydive Graduate Shares his Journey

Aspen Skydiving

If you live in or are visiting Aspen or anywhere in Pitkin County and you are looking for a local adventure nearby, we're so glad you found us! Welcome to Ultimate Skydiving Adventures in Delta, Colorado! We are the closest skydiving center to Pitkin County where we are just shy of a three-hour scenic drive next to Capital Peak, the historic town of Paonia, and down into Delta, CO on US Highway 50. We'd love to welcome you to the incredible western slop and the world of skydiving by the popular training method of tandem skydiving. And if you find [...]

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive, Tandem Skydiving|Comments Off on Aspen Skydiving

Digital Skydiving Courses

Online Skydiving Courses Ultimate Skydiving Adventures is proud to present the first comprehensive, digital skydiving courses from your first solo skydive to your skydiving certification, and beyond! What is a Skydiving Digital Course? Ultimate Skydiving Adventures in Delta, Colorado designed several courses for each stage of your skydiving education, beginning with: First Solo Skydiving Course - the first step in the solo skydive training A-License Ground Course - the second step that covers the ground training requirements in earning your first basic skydiving license and beyond Recurrency Ground Training - a step only necessary if you are a student or [...]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on Digital Skydiving Courses

Skydive B-License – The Next Step

Earning Your B-License Earning a skydive certification is an incredibly rewarding feeling. And we want that feeling to last as your progress through this sport as it's easy to get lost after earning your skydiving A-license. This article is all about setting you up for the next steps in your skydiving journey. Here, we'll outline the requirement for earning your skydiving B-license. What Requirements Do You Need to Earn a B-License? All you need is to have earned your A-license, and then you can start working towards your USPA B-license requirements which are as follows: Complete 50 jumps Have logged [...]

By |February 10th, 2021|Categories: Learn to Skydive|Comments Off on Skydive B-License – The Next Step

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