Skydive Chicago Weekday Special Skydiving is known for one very good reason, life’s ultimate thrill. It’s the Big Daddy, the adventure and rush by which all others are measured, A true test for the Brave. Amazingly, the buzz of free fall is an easy and safe experience, especially during a tandem Chicago skydiving adventure. On the ground you’ll be suited up in skydiving gear and your professional Chicago skydiving instructor will run through a few ‘dirt dives’ – practice skydiving from exits from mock aircraft. You’ll also be taught the skydiving basics of canopy control and safe landing procedures. Once you’re confident with this skydiving knowledge you’ll enjoy a 15 minute flight over Chicago to an altitude of 14,000ft. (The height of 8 Sears Towers’). After a final check, it’s time to hop out and take the quickest way back to Earth! Reaching speeds of 120mph this is the ultimate open air thrill. The feeling is often described as floating on a cushion of air as you hurtle through the sky for over 50 seconds. Once the parachute is deployed you will encounter and intensely serene experience combined with views you have never witnessed before. This is the perfect time to reflect on the high adrenaline skydiving adventure you’ve just enjoyed. During the glide down to earth you’ll be taught to control your direction and descent speed and once you touch down, you’ll be thinking about your Chicago Skydive for weeks.