Skydiving Forces You to Plunge Into Life - I haven't jumped in a while, since other sports have been consuming my time, but I realized that every time I jump, I gain a new outlook and put more effort into all the sports and activities I do (and the same goes for the people I jump with). There is something about skydiving that changes a person's perspective (maybe it was the 24 degree F air temperature). Skydiving is indeed an activity with the potential to create lasting effects on an individual's psyche! And it provides great cross-training in other sports (helps me gain more "air awareness" in my DH biking and skiing).
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