Skydive K-State

Your Midwest Tandem and First Jump Skydiving Instructional Facility.

Mission: The KSU Parachute Club (Skydive K-State) is a non-profit university and community organization established to foster and encourage sport parachuting at Kansas State University. KSUPC provides training, equipment, and supervision to students, faculty, staff, and community members interested in sport parachuting and/or participation in local, regional, and national sport parachuting competition.

Congrats to Brian and Nicole W. on their tandem jumps on Sunday. We are glad you persevered on rescheduling!

Congrats to Matt M. on his tandem jump today! We've had quite a few no shows lately. Please let us know if you can't make your appointment in advance please!

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Hey Guys - The Voting has begun to fill Gary Peek's position as the Central Regional Director.

Most of the newer jumpers at KSU won't know Charles Crinklaw, but he is a very knowledgeable and experienced skydiver who is passionate about the sport and dedicated to safety. He has been a friend to KSUPC and is very selfless with his time and energy to each skydiving entity he has been a part of.....

20 years in the sport - 5000+ total skydives - Static Line Instructor, Coach, Tandem Instructor, Senior Rigger - Dealer for Icon and others -

- This guy will serve every dropzone well in the Central Region

- Please click the link below and vote for Lucky Chuck!

https://uspa.org/Membership/MXSignin?returnurl=%2felection

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Happy belated birthday and congratulations to Sandra on her tandem jump today! Thanks for Jumping with us!

Congratulations to Rachel and Brittany from McPherson on making their tandem jumps today!

Congrats to Lee M. on his tandem jump today! Lee was jumping in support of his daughter-in- law Jesse who is fighting her second battle with cancer.

Our next class is coming up this weekend September 13/14! Sign up at skydivekstate.com slots are limited. If you are coming back this semester and need to get current shoot us a message on how you can get back in the air!

First Freefall! Fall class sign up open now!

Congratulations to Haley on her first solo freefall over the the weekend! Our fall class schedule and sign up is posted online at skydivekstate.com. The next class is Sept. 13th/14th. Sign up to reserve your spot today!

Tara skydives!

Tara K. had a great skydive with us this weekend! Congrats on your tandem jump on Sunday!

We still have plenty of slots open for this weekend's first jump course! The class will be held at 2005 Research Park Circle on the the northern end of campus at 6pm Friday night. If you need to retrain, especially if it has been over 6 months since you have jump, please just show up. Sign up at: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/

Congrats to Amanda and Dillon on making your first skydives!

Congrats to Isaac on his tandem jump! Both him and his Dad skydived with us today!

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Looks like we have favorable jumping weather coming up Saturday. We still have a few open tandem slots available tomorrow if you needed to reschedule a prior postponed jump or if you are just ready to jump! Sign up at skydivekstate.com or send a quick message.

skydivekstate.com Skydive K-State is the official parachute club of Kansas State University. We offer tandem skydives, solo static line training, and professional exhibition jumps. Open to all (not just students), we are a club-oriented dropzone serving Abilene, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, and the surrounding area. Al...

We have lined up another summer class on August 2/3. Now is a great time to learn to skydive!
https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/august-2-3/

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An all-American 4th of July at Marysville airport

Some highlights from the event we participated in at Marysville, Ks.

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Static Line Courses | Skydive K-State

So you want to learn to skydive? We have a solo static line summer class coming up THIS WEEKEND, June 28th/29th. Also, if you are going to be a true incoming freshman at K-State or a resident of Dickinson or Saline county your second jump is on us! We want local jumpers too! RETRAINS......if you haven't jumped in over 120 days you are welcome to join this class in order to get you back in the air! Sign up today!

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Jan jumps!

We have finally been getting a few days of good weather to skydive in. Jan from Hays came out Saturday and was able to cross skydiving off her bucket list!

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Static Line Signup | Skydive K-State

So you want to learn to skydive? We have a solo static line summer class coming up soon June 28th/29th. It is the first step towards earning a license. Also, if you are going to be a true incoming freshman at K-State or a resident of Dickinson or Saline county your second jump is on us! We want local jumpers too!

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Hourly Weather Forecast for 38.91N 97.22W

We are closed today, April 27th, for very high wind gusts. (38 mph)

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A little parachute action there. :)

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation announces the Kansas winners of the 2019 International Aviation Art Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “My Dream to Fly.” The art contest is designed to challenge young people to illustrate the importance of aviation through art. Artists ages 6 to 17 were eligible to submit art that celebrates the adventure and excitement of aviation.

The first-place winner in each age group receives a prize package from the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education (KCAE), which includes a drone and a tablet among other prizes.

“This is an opportunity to demonstrate the impact of aviation in a fun and interactive way and to foster a new generation of aviators,” said Lindsey Dreiling, Deputy Director of KDOT Aviation and President of KCAE.

2019 Kansas winners are:

1st Place:
• Abilene Zhang, Christ Lutheran School, Overland Park
• Brittney Gillespie, Mulvane Middle School, Mulvane
• LeeAnn Skinner, Lawrence Virtual School, Topeka

2nd Place:
• Kaylen Foss, Derby Middle School, Derby
• Trinity Bayliff, Mulvane Middle School, Mulvane
• Isaiah Doherty, Haven Grade School, Haven

3rd Place:
• Ashlee Taylor, Burrton High School, Burrton
• Abraham Zhang, Christ Lutheran School, Overland Park
• Liam McLoughlin, O’Loughlin Elementary, Hays

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Static Line Signup | Skydive K-State

First Jump Course this weekend:

https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/march-22-19/

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Spring can't come soon enough

Check out our favorite sport featured on Popular Mechanics!

[01/12/19]   On Friday, January 25th, Skydive K-State will be having it's annual membership meeting. The purpose will be to hold board member elections and other business. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. The meeting will take place at 7pm at 400 Highland Ridge Dr(John Lill's residence), Manhattan, Ks.

Representing KSTATE from Z-hills!!!!!

80 something degrees today.....

Blue Skies to Bush Sr. 1924 - 2018

Nice days are starting to dwindle but today was a good one! Congrats to Reagan and Phil(not pictured) on their anniversary celebration jumps!

Stacy and Susan getting ready to jump, SOLO!

We had our 3K Day event today which was postponed from last Saturday. We flew 38 loads to include getting Trisha and Tracey up on their tandems! Perfect day for jumping!

[10/12/18]   Come join us for 3K Day and an open house. Wheels up at 7:45am tomorrow. Jumps from 3,500ft all day long.

[10/06/18]   Our open house and 3K Day are postponed until next weekend due to low clouds and T-storms. Come out and see us on the 13th!

[09/28/18]   Closed Saturday, Sept 29th for low clouds. Stay tuned for Sunday.

[09/21/18]   Weather is looking good for jumping this weekend. Just a reminder, if you are a new student, you are always welcome to come out, no appointment needed. Please respond to our pole on the club's group page so we know what to expect. And bring your logbooks!! Blue Skies!

A shot from earlier today as the first load went up. So far, 27 students have made their first solo skydive. Two more, and then we'll make a few 2nd jumps too.

Can't ask for a better day to skydive! First jumpers taking to the sky!

Practicing exits. Huge solo first jump course tonight.

560 is looking foward to taking jumpers to altitude this weekend. Students, coaches and instructors are available Saturday to help you with your progression. Get your jumps in early then root on the wildcats in the evening! What more could you ask for!

Come check us out if you can and ask about our recruitment specials! Any true Freshman or resident of Dickinson/Saline County who takes our first jump course this semester gets their 2nd jump on us!

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Static Line Courses | Skydive K-State

There are still spots in this weekend's First Jump Course! Sign up here: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/

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We have slots open for tandems tomorrow in which the weather looks great! Go to SKYDIVEKSTATE.COM to sign up!

skydivekstate.com Skydive K-State is the official parachute club of Kansas State University. We offer tandem skydives, solo static line training, and professional exhibition jumps. Open to all (not just students), we are a club-oriented dropzone serving Abilene, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, and the surrounding area. Al...

A little sunset canopy dance above campus

Jenny flying her canopy above campus last Tuesday

This gal just made her first solo freefall skydive Saturday!! Congrats Angela! Way to go!!

Congrats to Matt and Kylie on their tandem skydives today! Thanks for jumping with us!

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Tandem Jump - August 11/12 | Skydive K-State

Tandem slots available this weekend! Sign up here: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/tandem/aug-11-2018/

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