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Will Galloway

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Skydiving

What We Do

Welcome to Skydiving!

 

The adrenaline rush starts here....

 

We run RAPS (Ram Air Progression System) and AFF (Accelerated Freefall) courses throughout the year. Both of these courses enable you to eventually skydive solo anywhere in the world. 

 

RAPS starts off with static line jumps so don't fear - your parachute will open automatically for you. Once you have got your body position right and have done some 'practice pulls' (after around 6-10 jumps) you will move on to pull your own parachute - this is where the real thrill begins! 

 

AFF starts at 15,000ft.... Your first jump will be with 2 instructors holding onto you and involves skills and drills in the sky. You move through 8 different levels within AFF and allows you to skydive solo after only 8 jumps. 

 

We run RAPS and AFF courses throughout the year depending on interest levels. Keep an eye out for training dates on our Facebook page, or message us for details of the next course. We share our courses with other universities so there's likely to be one coming up!  

Don't forget to come meet us at Sports Fair on the 3rd of October, we'll get you jumping out of planes in no time!

 

--- Click on 'Skydiving Videos' to see and learn more ---

 

NEW FOR 2016/17

Bath University Skydiving Club are pleased to announce that for the 2016 - 2017 year we are sponsored by XDream and Parachute Systems.

 

This sponsorship will see us working closely with XDream who run the skydiving gear store on site at our home dropzone in Dunkeswell, and has allowed us to purchase 2 brand new Vortex containers for the club kit. These will both have adjustable harnesses to allow a safe and comfortable fit on members of all sizes.

 

Reasons to Join Us
  • Cheap wind tunnel time (Saving of up to £4 a minute!)
  • Discounted first jump courses and RAPS jump tickets
  • Membership to the British Collegiate Parachute Association (BCPA)
  • Once qualified, access to the club's three rigs, saving yourself a small fortune on rig hire
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