Into the Wind in Southern California

Amelia Earhart once said, “Adventure is worthwhile in its self.”  This belief, along with our shared attitudes about altitude, encouraged me to try the engine-free flight options in southern California.

The entire southern coast offers numerous ways to fly into the wind. Whether you crave the thrill of bungee jumping, prefer the extreme, heart-racing pleasure of sky-diving or a serene paragliding flight, southern California is home to a variety of air sports set above the state’s beautiful, yet rugged terrain. Come along with me on my engine-free journey and see which activity brings you to new heights. See you in the skies. Continue reading

I Didn’t Think it Could Get Better…. Then There was More

10 days in Fiji already sounds like a dream. Add on whitewater rafting, snorkeling, riding onSkydive Fiji a catamaran and a jet boat, ziplining, hiking to two waterfalls, visiting 5 resorts and a village, and driving buggies and it starts to sound like The Amazing Race. Just when I thought it was physically impossible to add any more to our itinerary, we decided, on our last day in Fiji, to take the plunge and jump from an airplane with Skydive Fiji. Continue reading

A Little Embarrassment Never Hurt Anyone – Skydiving Video

Adventure videos tend to show the real person deep down inside. The fear, the freedom, Skydiving Adventuresthe nervousness, the excited, the passion is written all over their faces. It was easy to share my biplane flight video because there was no sound and the camera was too far from my face to see the true expressions, but my skydiving video is up close and personal. In the spirit of adventure and freedom though, I’ve actually included my skydiving video. Continue reading

What Extreme Adventures are on Your Bucket List?

Hosting the Adventure Photo Contest reminded me of the extreme adventures that I’ve done in the last few years and how much fun I had while doing each one. So today’s post is simply a photo collage of my recent extreme adventures. I’m sure there are some that I’ve forgotten but here goes…

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Skydiving was #1 on my Bucket List… and I ACTUALLY DID IT!

Featured Writer: Chanel

I never would have imagined at the start of this year, that I would have won a contest and got a free skydiving adventure in San Diego.

But, life is unplanned and spontaneous 🙂 and that’s the best part about it!

Thanks to Bucket List Publications, I got to jump out of a plane on Easter and cross off the #1 item on My Bucket List. Continue reading

Skydiving Adventure Package Winner!

Chanel of Photography + Science = Chanel won the Skydiving Adventure Package with Bucket List Publications and Skydive San Diego. With over 700 social mentions including Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, StumbleUpon, Reddit, and inShare, she will receive a tandem skydiving adventure with deluxe video and stills from Skydive San Diego.

Her tandem skydive adventure includes:

Pre-jump instructional class
One tandem jump harnessed to a professional Instructor
A scenic 5 to 7 minute parachute flight
A First Jump Certificate
Deluxe Video and Stills.

Congratulations Chanel! The creators of Bucket List Publications wish you the adventure of a lifetime. 

Remember to submit your bucket list by following the instructions at: Maybe you could be the next bucket list adventure recipient. Brian of BC, Canada went heli skiing on March 9th thanks to Bucket List Publications and Selkirk Tangiers. He and a guest received three nights at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, two days skiing including life tickets and equipment, and one day heli skiing with Selkirk Tangiers

Stay tuned for photos and videos from Chanel’s skydiving adventure.

Remember to follow Bucket List Publications Online Magazine for other great contests, giveaway, articles, and photos from bucket list adventure seekers. Just go to the homepage, enter your email under the Follow Us! section, and receive updates from Bucket List Publications Online Magazine

Skydiving Adventure Package Finalists – Vote Now

Today is the last day to vote for the Skydiving Adventure Package Finalists! Make all of your votes count and send one lucky reader on a tandem skydiving adventure with deluxe video and stills from Skydive San Diego.

Their tandem skydive adventure includes:

Pre-jump instructional class
One tandem jump harnessed to a professional Instructor
A scenic 5 to 7 minute parachute flight
A First Jump Certificate
Deluxe Video and Stills
The finalist with the most “likes”, “tweets” or other “mentions” under their profile by March 12th, 2012 at 5pm PST (GMT-8:00) will be the winner of the Skydiving Package.

Check out their profiles at Bucket List Publications and vote for your favorite contestant!

Good luck to all finalists from Bucket List Publications!

The contest closes at 5pm this evening and the votes will be tallied. 

The winner will be notified shortly after 5pm.