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06 06 2019

Skydivers jump with GoSkydive to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings

6th June 2019 skydivers jumped with GoSkydive based on Old Sarum Airfield. GoSkydive partnered with Alabare, Nationwide and The Chapel Night Club Salisbury to get as many people to jump over 2 jump days, 75 years on from when 23,000 paratroopers landed in Normandy, giving the jump extra significance. The commemorative skydive through Alabare, homes […]

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03 06 2019

When is the best time of the year to go skydiving

It is generally assumed that the best time of the year to jump is the warmest, i.e. Summer time. In actual truth all seasons of the year are great times to skydive, and this is why: Our skydive season this year started off with an unforgettable February. The air was so crisp and the visibility […]

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17 04 2019

The Process at GoSkydive

SO HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT ON THE DAY: 1) Arrival at the office and check-in: You’ll be welcomed by our Customer Experience team who will check you in, answer any questions you may have and hand you over all the relevant forms to fill in. 2) Induction: 15 minutes after your check-in arrival time […]

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10 04 2019

Facing your fear of skydiving

Over a third (34%) of people admit to a personal fear stopping them from doing something they wanted to achieve in life. Behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings supported Franklin Roosevelt’s saying: ‘The only thing to fear, is fear itself’. And in many ways he was right – fear is what ultimately holds us back from many […]

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04 04 2019

Why do people skydive?

There are probably a handful of reasons that have made you come across our website today: you’re either considering skydiving yourself or as a gift for someone. In the first instance, what are your reasons for wanting to jump out of a perfectly good plane? – Charity is one of the biggest reasons for wanting […]

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05 03 2019

A day in the life of a skydiving apprentice

So what specific roles and jobs does a skydiving apprentice undertake on a day to day basis? Customer service is a big focus throughout the GoSkydive apprenticeship programme – therefore employees are put into many different customer facing roles, all featuring different activities and responsibilities. On some occasions, apprentices are meeting and greeting customers when […]

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04 03 2019

How do you become a tandem skydiving instructor?

At GoSkydive, you don’t need to have any previous skydiving experience to start learning and training to become a skydiving instructor. However – a passion or keen interest for the sport does go a long way. Apprentices working within our organisation all have the potential to become some of the best tandem instructors in the […]

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29 11 2018

GoSkydive earns highly commended at the National Apprenticeship Awards for SME Employer of the year 2018

Now in its 15th year, the awards are the largest and most prestigious celebration of apprentices and apprentice employers across the country. The event was held at Old Billingsgate London. GoSkydive having won the South West SME Employer and Advanced Apprentice of the year awards in September qualified for the nationals. The GoSkydive apprenticeship was […]

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22 11 2018

Goskydive’s Max Hurd wins bronze at the World Parachuting Championships!

World Parachuting Championships, Gold Coast, Australia This is the big one, the competition that everything this year has been leading up to. After last year’s Silver medal, GoSkydive tandem instructor Max Hurd is aiming for Gold this time around. Max arrived in Australia a week ahead of time to get acclimatised and make sure he’s […]

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10 11 2018

Skydivers jump with GoSkydive to commemorate 100 years since World War 1

Alabare have teamed with tandem skydive specialists GoSkydive to help raise money providing homes for veterans. Skydivers arrived at Old Sarum Airfield with friends and family in support, for an early start Saturday 10th November 2018. The jumps mark 100 years commemoration of World War 1. Coincidentally Old Sarum Airfield and the RAF is also […]

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