Is there a weight limit for skydiving in Florida?
The weight limit for a tandem passenger is 220 pounds, however there are a few factors that may allow us to take someone slightly over the weight limit. Anyone who is over the posted weight limit will need to be evaluated in person by an instructor so height and weight proportions can be taken into consideration.
Can I skydive if I weigh 300 pounds?
The question we hear most often is, “Is there a weight limit to skydive?” To answer bluntly, yes there is. For AFF (Accelerated Free Fall), the weight limit is 225 lbs, no exceptions. For a tandem jump, we can typically accommodate up to 265 lbs.
Can you skydive over 200 pounds?
Most dropzones in the US strictly limit tandem student weight to 220–but Texans are larger-than-life, and we get that. We have to assess fees for women over 200 pounds and men over 220, but we can accommodate customers up to 250 pounds, based on availability.
Can you skydive if you are overweight?
Tandem Skydives A weight limit for tandem skydiving is necessary for multiple reasons. All your weight sits on your thighs during the parachute ride down. This can be uncomfortable if you are overweight for your height. Nausea, loss of circulation, and even unconsciousness under the parachute can happen.
Can you skydive at 17 in Florida?
We’ll be straight up – yes, kids can go skydiving! Countries including Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, and United Kingdom all take kids under 18 skydiving. However, you’ll notice most skydiving centers – well all in the United States except us – do not.
Can you skydive at 15 in Florida?
You must be at least 18 years old to skydive and bring a valid photo ID with you. Parental consent under 18 doesn’t count here…
Can I skydive at 260 lbs?
Our maximum possible weight for a tandem skydiver is 260lbs and we charge an additional dollar per pound over the 200lb limit. This takes into consideration the extra time and resources needed to make it work.
Can you skydive if you weigh 250?
Most skydiving centers will say their weight limit for a tandem passenger is approximately 200-220 pounds for women and 230-250 pounds for men. There is typically no minimum weight, only a minimum age (18 years old in the US).
What is the max weight limit for skydiving?
Most skydiving centers will say their weight limit for a tandem passenger is approximately 200-220 pounds for women and 230-250 pounds for men. There is typically no minimum weight, only a minimum age (18 years old in the US). But there’s more to it than the number on the scale.
Do they weigh you before skydiving?
Yes. All guests will be asked to step on a scale. This is done with discretion whereby no one but the associate checking you in is able to read your weight. This may seem over the top but is standard in the skydiving industry as weight restrictions are taken seriously.
Is there a weight limit to go skydiving?
People over the age of 90 have been Tandem Skydiving! Tandem skydiving is not highly physically demanding, your instructor does a lot of the work. if you do have any concerns, please consult us or your doctor. There is a weight limit of 100kg, but all prospective jumpers are assessed on their fitness, safety first!
Can you skydive at 16 in Florida?
The minimum age for tandem skydiving is 16 years old. If you’re aged between 16 and 18, you’ll need the signed consent of a parent or legal guardian. There is no maximum age to go skydiving.