La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Skydiving in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado USA
It is an easy going community only 16 mi/25.8 km away from Boulder. Longmont is a popular place for skydiving. At 18000 ft/5486 m above the sea level, you can feel the clouds on your feet and the burning of the bright sun. There are magnificent mountains, rising to meet you to the west and vast, golden valleys, extending to the east.
It is an unforgettable experience jumping out of an airplane over Colorado’s Front Range, although it’s kind of difficult to absorb all this beauty the moment you jump. Your freefall is at 130 mph/209.2 kph. After the intense thrill of jumping in vacuum, you open your parachute and slow down into a silent serene ride, topping like a glider to landing.
If it is your first flight, don’t worry, because the pilot-passenger tandem, skydiving, freefall system will make your flight easier and safer than ever before. There are parachutes especially built for two, so you and your instructor will land safely. There are some restrictions though.
You shouldn’t be over 215 lbs/97.5 kg and you must be over 18 years old. Dress to the conditions of the day and bring your driver’s license with you. The programs are for first timers or advanced, offering the experience that fits you.