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Tandem Jumps And Accelerated Freefall At San Diego


by John Ewing [January 29, 2007]

At San Diego's extreme sports centers you have an opportunity to make your first tandem jump or take on an accelerated freefall program that will allow you to eventually jump solo. So whether you are looking for a single experience of skydiving or a chance to learn the basics and more of the sport you will not be disappointed.

Skydive Elsinore's Xtreme Air Sports Skydiving School Enjoy the beauty of the Elsinore Valley as you smoothly descend to the earth after 60 seconds of freefall when you tandem jump with the Skydive Elsinore's Xtreme Air Sports Skydiving School. Before you make your tandem jump you would be taught the fundamentals of skydiving and this would include how to exit the airplane. what to expect of the freefall. how to pull the ripcord and basic functioning of a tandem parachute. You will be safe in the hands of experienced jumpmasters who will guide you through the whole process. Tandems jump costs $199 and group discounts begin at groups of over 3. The accelerated freefall program is priced at $329 for the first level and the prices go down as you graduate through the 5 levels. The drop zone at Skydive Elsinore has a snack bar. weekend BBQ and a perfect setting for a picnic for the family.

Getting There Travel South-east on Cereal Rd. and turn left on Corydon Rd. Drive about .2 miles and turn left on Mission Trl. After a 1.3 mile drive move left into Malaga Rd. drive on and the Skydive Elsinore is at 20701 Cereal Rd. Lake Elsinore.

Skydive San Diego Located at 13531 Otay Lakes Road. Jamul. the extreme sports center can be approached from the San Diego area by taking the I-5 S to Highway 54 East and then the I-805 South to the Telegraph Canyon Rd. East Exit. About 11 miles along the Otay Lake is the Skydive San Diego parachute center.

Programs And Prices Your first tandem jump will cost $189 while an accelerated freefall course that will have you jumping on your own is priced at $329. With the AFF program you get a detailed understanding. practical and theoretical. of skydiving solo. Whatever your choice what is assured is an experience of a lifetime. The extreme sports center uses Super Twin Otters and Cessna caravan to transport their jumpers to the drop zone. The Skydive San Diego also offers patrons the facilities of a bunkhouse. packing lofts and a terrific BBQ area for you to enjoy with friends and family. At the Gear Shop you can buy skydiving gear and souvenirs to take home.

About the Author
John Ewing is a syndicated editor of http://www.skydiving-parachuting-guide.com A free online magazine that carries articles on Skydiving equipment, and a guide on the best drop zones here Skydiving equipment