Many people who like adrenaline sports would like to try a parachute jump at least once in their lifetime. Anyone who is not afraid, who is fond of fun and extreme sports can have a go at it.
You must be at least 8 years old. If you are less than 18 years old, you will need your parents´written permit. Good health is also a requisite.
Parachute jumps are organized in the main season, i.e. from April to October. Those who are interested can do a parachute jump every day of a week, in Prievidza, Dubnica nad Váhom, Lučenec, Spišská Nová Ves and Očová. The price of such a jump is about 160 €. If you wish to have your jump recorded (video camera, camera), the price is higher, up to 230 €.
Before a tandem jump from a plane a short course with practical training is provided. The jump is done from the altitude of 2,500 - 4,000 m. When jumping from 4,000 m, it is possible to reach the speed of about 200km/h. You can free-fall for as much as 2,500 m - until the moment of opening of the parachute. The jumps are organized by experienced instructors who have performed more than 2,500 jumps.
If you want to jump, you will need sport clothes, sport footwear and being in a good mood is also important. It is the right type of adrenaline, relax, fun and pleasant enlivening of your free time.
Source: AdAstra Net, Shockjump, s.r.o.