San Marcos Becomes Fifth Skydive Spaceland Location, Third in Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact (Skydive Spaceland): Christy West, Marketing Director 346-239-5209, Christy@SkydiveSpaceland.com Rosharon, Texas (Aug. 3, 2018)—The popular business Skydive San Marcos, which has been serving first-time skydivers and highly experienced jumpers in the Austin/San Antonio areas for more than 30 years, will soon become the fifth member of the growing Skydive Spaceland brand. “The …

Spaceland preNationals Money Meet 2018

Let’s get this party started with scores! 4-Way 8-Way 8-Way MFS 4-Way Scores MFS Scores 8-Way Scores Medalist Videos by Nicholas Lott July 13-15, 2018 preNationals is a Nationals-style formation skydiving (FS) competition that gives formation skydiving teams a chance to tune up and test it out before the Freefall National Skydiving Championships in September. …

Skydive Spaceland Welcomes Freefly Organizer Jesse ‘Tex’ Leos to our Family!

Skydive Spaceland Houston is proud to announce the launch of our Freefly Organizing Program! Our mentor program for newly licensed jumpers who have 100 jumps or under has been growing with great success, and we are expanding that program to safely transition jumpers into freeflying with some help from our newest team member, Tex! Jesse …

Spaceland Pre-Nationals Competition 2017

Let’s get this party started with scores! 4-Way 8-Way 8-Way MFS Pre-Nationals is a Nationals-style formation skydiving competition that gives formation skydiving teams a chance to tune up and test it out before the Freefall National Championships in September. See how you stack up against Nationals-standard judges and OmniSkore scoring system! This is a fabulous …

Help Fight Air Traffic Control Privatization (by July 10, 2017)

As a skydiver, you know all aircraft need equal access to Air Traffic Control (ATC) resources. We fly in a complex, dynamic environment that is democratically available to all planes whether they’re jumbo jets, hobby one-seaters, or skydiving aircraft–it’s essential to safe operations for everyone. However, there’s a bill in front of the House of …

Anthony Zerbonia Starts Spaceland Wingsuit Academy in Conjunction with Wicked Wingsuits

The popularity of wingsuiting continues to explode worldwide. Yet the discipline of wingsuiting is essentially in its infancy, with best practices for wingsuiting safety continuing to evolve. To increase the level of wingsuiting instruction and proficiency at Skydive Spaceland drop zones, Spaceland has teamed up with world-class wingsuit competitor Anthony Zerbonia of Wicked Wingsuits to …

Scott Latinis Joins Skydive Spaceland Team as Organizing and Events Director

Skydive Spaceland is thrilled to announce the full-time addition of longtime competitive skydiver Scott Latinis to the Skydive Spaceland team as Organizing and Events Director. “My parents will be so thrilled that I got a real job,” Latinis jokes. “But seriously, it’s a really great thing to be able to work in and give back …

Skydive Spaceland Announces Military Transition Program

At Skydive Spaceland, we love our active and retired military service men and women! We greatly appreciate your service to our country, and we’d like to announce our newly formalized training program to transition military-trained skydivers to the civilian skydiving world. This program is now available at all four Skydive Spaceland locations—Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Ga.; …

Skydive Spaceland Scrambles 2015 Report

On Saturday, May 4, Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, TX, hosted its annual 4-way scrambles meet. Organized by local teams Spaceland Lite and Spaceland Toxic, six teams competed for top honors over five rounds of intermediate-level 4-way formation jumps. Clear skies and a light warm breeze made for perfect conditions, the packers made sure that everyone made their loads, …

Skydive Spaceland Brings World-Class Skydiving with Texas Hospitality to Atlanta on May 1

Rosharon, Texas (March 31, 2015)–Building on the strong success of two world-class skydiving centers near Houston, Texas, and Miami, Florida, Skydive Spaceland will open a third skydiving center near Atlanta on May 1. “This is such a beautiful farm property in the Appalachian foothills,” says owner Steve Boyd. “We’re super excited to bring our business …

It’s Official: Guinness World Records Confirms Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation Charity Skydive Event is New World’s Record

THE WOODLANDS, TX — March 24, 2015 — Not only did leaping out of an airplane raise more than $48,000 for the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation, but the Jump! Shout! event last September near Houston landed the 286 jumpers in the record book. Major sponsors for the event included iFLY, Ron Carter Ford & First …

Extreme Team Building: Skydiving with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Friends

(Rosharon, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014)–Not every business does team-building activities, and those that do don’t often plan something as intense as skydiving. You certainly wouldn’t expect it out of a government office, but Houston Mayor Annise Parker brought no fewer than 20 employees, City Council aides, and others to skydive and bond at Skydive Spaceland …

Skydive Spaceland Owner Gives Back to our Military By Flying Wounded Veterans

Do you ever wonder what our pretty King Air with the in-flight door is up to? Spaceland’s owner Steve Boyd, Sr., has teamed with the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to provide free transportation in his King Air to our wounded veterans. So far, he has completed four missions including trips to North Carolina, Florida, and two …

Skydivers Set Three World Records Over Skydive Spaceland

Rosharon, Texas (Nov. 4, 2014)—On the weekend of Oct. 25-26, 2014, skydivers set not one or two, but three challenging world skydiving records (and several Texas state/national records) at Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, Texas, just south of Houston. “These records were all new (no previous records had been set in this category), making these skydivers …

We Did It! CCRF Breaks Guinness World Record and Raises $48,255 at Charity Skydive Event to Assist Children Battling Cancer and Their Families

Houston Man among the Skydivers Who Honored Young Daughter’s Memory Rosharon, TX – October 2, 2014 – It was the thrill of a lifetime in more ways than one, as 286 skydivers took to the skies and made a jump that was both exhilarating and meaningful to so many. Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF), a 501(c) (3) charitable …

Jump! Shout! World Record Event Business Contributors

Are you ready to help us help kids with cancer? On Sept. 27, 2014, Skydive Spaceland-Houston and Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) are attempting to break the current Guinness World Record of 251 tandem skydives completed in a single location in one day by doing 400 or more! The proceeds from this event benefit CCRF, which supports children under …

Jump! Shout! World Record Promotion Information

Are you ready to help us help kids with cancer? On Sept. 27, 2014, Skydive Spaceland-Houston and Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) are attempting to break the current Guinness World Record of 251 tandem skydives completed in a single location in one day by doing 400 or more! The proceeds from this event benefit CCRF, which supports children under …

Jump! Shout! World Record Event Fundraising Information

Are you ready to help us help kids with cancer? On Sept. 27, 2014, Skydive Spaceland-Houston and Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) are attempting to break the current Guinness World Record of 251 tandem skydives completed in a single location in one day by doing 400 or more! The proceeds from this event benefit CCRF, which supports children under …

Jump! Shout! World Record Tandem Skydiver Information

Ready for the thrill of a lifetime with the added thrill of helping a seriously good cause? On Sept. 27, 2014, Skydive Spaceland-Houston and Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) are attempting to break the current Guinness World Record of 251 tandem skydives completed in a single location in one day by doing 400 or more! The proceeds from this …

Jump! Shout! World Record Tandem Skydive for Kids With Cancer

Want to get in the Guinness World Record Book while helping out a great cause and having the time of your life for free?! It’s a trifecta of awesomeness! On Sept. 27, 2014, Skydive Spaceland-Houston and Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) are attempting to break the current record of 251 tandem skydives completed in a …

Women Set New Skydiving World Record at Skydive Spaceland During Jump for the Rose Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Contact (Skydive Spaceland): Christy West, Marketing Director 281-369-3337; Christy@SkydiveSpaceland.com Contact (Jump for the Rose): Marian Sparks, 713-816-0185, marian@jumpfortherose.org Rosharon, Texas (Aug. 11)—On Aug. 10, 2014, four female skydivers set a new world record for largest vertical skydiving formation performed in a head-up orientation (also known as sit-flying or feet-first flying) at Skydive Spaceland-Houston in Rosharon, …

Skydive Spaceland Hosts First Transitions 3-Way Speed Star Competition

On August 3, 2014, Skydive Spaceland added friendly competition to its Transitions program for recent graduates of any skydiving program. Skydivers with A licenses up to around 100 jumps enjoy free coaching from two available USPA Coaches/experienced jumpers every weekend. Also, during the first weekend of every month there is an event with additional mentors …

Free Skydiving Adventure is Only a Fundraiser Away at Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation’s Jump! Shout! Skydiving Event

THE WOODLANDS, TX — July 7, 2014 — Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) is hosting an adventure fundraiser that gives individuals the opportunity to raise funds for a good cause while taking an unforgettable life-changing plunge from a perfectly good airplane at Skydive Spaceland. This hair-raising experience comes at no cost to those participants, who raise between $300 and …

Tracking/Angle Dive Policies

Tracking dives are fun… free flowing… and inherently potentially riskier than dives that fall straight down. Any dive in which jumpers plan horizontal movement will require additional safety considerations to reduce the additional risks. Spaceland has developed several policies for tracking/angle dives with the blessings of our staff and experienced tracking organizers. Please follow these …

Skydive Spaceland to Host Second Annual Houston Firefighters’ Memorial Event

Contact: Chris Lee, Houston Fire Department 832-405-3769; chrislee5479@gmail.com Rosharon, Texas (June 12, 2014)— On July 5, skydivers/Houston firefighters Chris Lee (HazMat/22-D shift) and Clint Meade (firefighter/paramedic in training) will organize a memorial skydiving event at Skydive Spaceland for the Houston firefighters who were killed or injured battling the deadly hotel fire in Houston on May 31, …

Skydive Spaceland Transitions Events for Recent Grads

For recent skydiving graduates, there is often a no-man’s-land between the A license and getting on good dives. Skydive Spaceland-Houston has been turning that no-man’s land into free coaching central with its monthly Transitions events. On or near the first weekend of each month, organizers and coaches collaborate to provide free small-group coaching tailored to …

Check Off a Bucket-List Item: Be part of a Guinness Book of World Records Tandem Skydive

Looking to check off an item on your bucket list? Or, perhaps you’re a thrill-seeker looking for adventure, or you’re an experienced skydiver wanting to jump again. The Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation’s “Jump! Shout!” skydive event is the place for you! While experiencing a breathtaking jump from 14,000 feet at an astonishing 120 miles per …

Skydivers Over Sixty Texas Record Set at Spaceland—Again

Rosharon, TX–Unsatisfied with the 14-person record they set in December 2013, Skydivers Over Sixty (years of age) returned to Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, Texas, to set another state large-formation record on May 3. This was the group’s third attempt at building the largest skydiving formation comprised of only skydivers aged 60 and older over Texas; …