Skydiving in Canton Air Sports, Alliance, Ohio USA

Jump elevation:
14000 ft/4267 m
Freefall length:
>1 mi/1.6 km
Freefall speed:
120 mph/193.1 kph
Gliding time:
5-7 min
Alliance is a city situated in both Stark and Mahoning Counties in the U.S. State of Ohio. Nicknamed as “The Carnation City”, Alliance is home to the University of Mount Union.

Alliance besides a student city is popular for another reason. Every enthusiast of extreme air sports is attracted by a local school, offering among others one of the most famous air sports, skydiving.

Canton Air Sports is a skydiving school, addressed to daring people who want to experience one of the most fascinating activities. All you have to do is book a flight with the school and your dream of flying will come true.

The steps for skydiving are very simple and it is generally a standard procedure. All steps must be followed as said though. The first thing is to get a short briefing about skydiving, put on your equipment and you are ready to go!

There is nothing to be afraid of, as you will be attached to your skydiving master. Then board the aircraft and get ready for the most exciting flight you will ever have! The anticipation grows, as you are eagerly waiting to make the big jump!

When the aircraft reaches the desirable height, there is nothing more to think, just jump!! An adrenaline rush freefall comes next, you will reach an unbelievable speed and freefall for over 1 mi/1.6 km.

Feelings are confused and you can’t think anything, as you are facing mother earth coming closer every second. Then, when reaching the appropriate height, the tandem master will trigger the gigantic parachute and you will enjoy a nice glide of about 5-7 minutes, admiring at the same time the breathtaking vistas of the city of Alliance.

Last comes the landing, where you and your instructor will land smoothly and quietly, after doing some handily maneuvers. Friends, family and other spectators will enjoy the thrilling show you will provide and you will be left with the memory of an unforgettable experience.

The only thing left is you wondering when are you going to do this again!!!