How dangerous is skydiving?

  1. liquidvortex profile image61
    liquidvortexposted 7 years ago

    How dangerous is skydiving?

    Does it have a lot of safety checks as well as established rules and regulations?

  2. TheWhisper profile image59
    TheWhisperposted 7 years ago

    I'm sure there are very tight safety precautions and measures taken so that you don't get hurt. If you are with a trusted company that works with you then all the better. But it's always the danger of something breaking, bad workers, or a missed safety precaution on your end.

  3. CWanamaker profile image96
    CWanamakerposted 7 years ago

    When I went it was pretty relaxed.  There are lots of safety checks and fail-safes to help ensure that nothing bad happens.  First time jumpers will jump tandem with an experienced professional.  Typically the pros are a close knit group of adrenaline junkies that just know what to do an when.  However, the rules to become a professional are pretty stringent.

    As a side note, you more likely to die in an accident on the way to the jump site than you are on the jump itself.

 
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