Three Reasons That Breathing Is Important When Skydiving

It's easy to involuntarily hold your breath the second you jump out of an airplane during your first skydiving experience. Even though you'll be jumping as a tandem — that is, strapped to an instructor — you'll feel a combination of nerves and exhilaration as you go along for the ride. The idea of remembering to breathe may seem funny, as your body knows that it needs oxygen, but it can be tempting to hold your breath during some of your descent. Read More