When you are skydiving, there are five pieces of equipment
that you are going to need. These will help ensure that you
stay safe and comfortable when you are skydiving. We’ll
take a look at these pieces of equipment.
1. Parachute – Of course, this is the one that everyone
thinks about. This, of course, is the most important piece
of equipment because it is the thing that slows your
descent after you pulll the parachute line.
2. Jumpsuit – Most people think that they can go skydiving
in just about anything, but that’s not true. The jumpsuit
is not just something that is a fashion statement, but it
willl help you to stay comfortable and protect you from the
winds and other things that you can encounter in the air.
It can also help you if you have a bad landing, and protect
your skin from cuts and scratches.
3. AAD – This, like your parachute, can really save you
life in case of an emergency. It’s called an automatic
activation device, and it will automatically open your
chute if you are unable to. It does this by measuring the
speed of descent.
4. Altimeter – You will need to open your chute at certain
altitude and this will help you determine when is the right
time to open the chute.
5. Protective gear – Just like with any type of extreme
sport, it’s always a good idea to have gear that will
protect you such as a helmet and padding for your knees and
elbows. It’s also not a bad idea to have a spine protector,
which is quite useful if you fall on your back when you