If you've landed on this page, it's likely you're giving tandem skydiving some serious consideration and now you're doing your research about tandem skydive landings and the physical requirements needed. If that describes you, you're in the right place as we're going to share everything you need to know about how to land while skydiving.
The vocabulary of skydiving is very nuanced and goes far beyond the word "parachute." If you're interested in skydiving, prepare for a crash course in skydiving terms you've never heard about! Consider this your unofficial dictionary for skydiving terms.
Parachute equipment is a rapidly developing field, one in which improvements are still consistently made today. The parachutes are made from a lightweight nylon material that has been chemically treated to be less porous, which allows less air to pass through the fabric and further increases the air resistance it creates.