ATLANTA, Ga. - It’s the only way to experience the thrill of skydiving…without actually jumping out of an airplane. And now, indoor skydiving has finally arrived in Atlanta, giving daredevils a new way to “fly” in the city.
iFLY is the world’s largest Indoor Skydiving facility, and has just opened a location on Cobb Parkway near the new SunTrust Park.
Skydiving without the plane is made possible through vertical wind tunnels, which produce a column of air on which thrill-seekers can float. Instructors say flyers must be over the age of three, and weigh less than 300 pounds, and all gear (helmet, flight suit, and goggles) is provided. Indoor skydiving, by the way, is more than just a one-time adventure – it’s also a competitive sport (called Bodyflight) in which athletes can compete as teams or individuals.
Good Day Atlanta’s Paul Milliken has been waiting for the opportunity to try out indoor skydiving, so he immediately made plans to spend the morning at iFLY to give it a shot!