Skydiving Tips & Tricks

Piedmont Skydiving is the highest rated skydiving center in North Carolina, and the closest dropzone to Charlotte, NC. We specialize in creating unforgettable experiences for first-time skydivers!

How to Relax Before (or After) Your First Skydive

How to Relax Before (or After) Your First Skydive

If you’re feeling pre-jump jitters (or you’ve got the bouncy-bounce of victory in your step), you probably want to know the best local secrets to get ‘em out. Lucky you! There’s plenty around piedmont skydiving to work that wiggle. Enjoy!

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But I’m Afraid of Heights!

But I’m Afraid of Heights!

A lot of first-time tandem skydivers are super-concerned with their fear of heights. But guess what? everybody is afraid of heights, to some degree. You are by no means alone.

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  • Jon Jacobs Avatar
    Jon J.

    Piedmont was absolutely amazing. We made great connections, jumped from a PAC750, and did a high altitude jump. The people... read more

    1 year ago
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    Jodi B.

    Absolutely AMAZING! The instructors were super friendly, fun and made sure we were safe. Derek didn’t disappoint as he pointed... read more

    2 years ago
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    Tracy S.

    I had my second jump today and it was just amazing as the first. A huge shoutout to Derek Abernathy... read more

    1 year ago
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    Debbie B.

    Great experience .Derick really took care of me. wasn't scared. just enjoyed the thrill of jumping from a plane... read more

    1 year ago
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    Mandi J.

    OMG, would do this a thousand times more. One of the best experiences of my life! Derrick Abernathy made... read more

    2 years ago