Swooping is becoming more and more popular, which means that there are more places where you can actually swoop. In fact, most of the major drop zones where people go skydiving will allow you to swoop. However, all of these drop zones require that you know how to swoop if you’re going to do it yourself.
Finding a good location
In order to find a good location for swooping, you should first find a drop zone where people have a tendency to go swooping quite often. This will generally be a place where you’ll be able to go swooping without too much difficulty. Also, you should ask around if you know anybody who has ever been swooping – and find out where they usually do it.
Then, before you do any swooping, you should get a good idea as to what the conditions at the drop zone are like. What this means is that you should take a look around the drop zone before you do any jumps, and you should make sure that your first jump is a standard skydiving drop. The reason for this is that you might experience conditions toward the end of the drop that you are not used to. Therefore, once you have made a few safe jumps, you should be ready to swoop.
Another good way to find a place to go swooping is to look for instructors in your area first. This is especially the case if you have no swooping experience. You’re not going to want to go swooping without instruction. There are just too many different techniques that you need to learn first.
Also, most of the instructors are at drop zones that make it easier for you to learn how to swoop.
The other thing that you should consider if you are already experienced at swooping is that some of the swooping locations are more fun than others. For instance, if you’re already used to doing regular swoops, you might want to try something a little bit different, and look for a drop zone that is over a lake or other body of water.
Finally, if you’re very good at swooping, there are swooping competitions held all over the world, some of which allow amateurs to sign up and compete. If you decide to compete in a swooping competition, good luck!