We’ve noticed a sick pleasure for dangerous sports  in our reader’s preferences ( smiley face ), so here is something that we hope you guys will enjoy. For today we’ve gathered up 10 unusual ways to practice skydiving. It is a subjective countdown full of crazy and unbelievable actions performed by crazy and unbelievable people. Enjoy!

10.  Skysurfing Sky surfing is a peculiar type of sky diving which implies that the skydiver wears a board attached to his feet. This is usually similar in size to the snowboard and during free-fall it can be easily removed in case the diver finds it uncomfortable (it can be jettisoned).

9. Wingsuit flying Even though we had a post recently on Wingsuit Flying, we just had to feature this sport in our impromptu countdown as well.


Yeeeah, we couldn’t decide on just one video, so here is another crazy wingsuitflyer person.

8. Tandem SkydivingTandem skydiving refers to a type of skydiving where a student skydiver is connected via a harness to a tandem instructor. The instructor guides the student through the whole jump from exit through freefall, piloting the canopy, and landing. The student needs only minimal instruction before making a tandem jump. (info via)

tandem sky diving

7. Plane to Plane Skydiving involves jumping out of an airplane, free falling, then entering in another airplane. Exciting and adventurous? Could be. Dangerous? Definitely.

6. Skydiving with an Umbrella – Do Not Try This at Home! : ) The people in the next video wanted to “take a storm umbrella to the next level. The umbrella is tested to the max as they drop out of a plane with 300 km/h”. We quoted from the comment of the uploader. This is kind of funny, but could make for a great umbrella commercial. Notice how it just won’t break?!

sky diving with an umbrella

5. Skydiving Without a Parachute You’ve probably heard of Travis Pastrana, a famous diver. In this video he performs a 12,500 feet sky dive without a parachute. Naturally, he is surrounded by people with appropriate equipment. 




4. Skydiving in a Jetski A really interesting video of Jet-skiing on the edge 😛 Who new the skies were such a prolific water sports medium?

3. Skydiving in a Scooter Talk about unconventional routes! Riding a scooter out of a plane and skydiving in one is not exactly the most common sport in the world. Prepare to be amazed! P.S. We can’t help it if the protagonist is a South park fan : )

scooter skydiving

2. Skydiving in an Inflatable Boat This is a video shot over the Tunisian desert. A few professional divers jumped from the airplane in an inflatable boat. It is understood that they had their parachutes with them. We didn’t notice any sailing paddles, though.

1. Car Sky Diving We found this video on Youtube a while ago. Apparently it belongs to a bunch of crazy divers who considered conventional sky diving was too boring. We liked the fact that it is called “car sky diving” as this would be a world renowned sport or something. For them, practicing it is that familiar. Anyway, the video is absolutely spectacular. Have a look!

car sky diving

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