Story: Aerial recreation

Free fall (2nd of 3)

Free fall

Perhaps the most exhilarating aspect of skydiving is the period of free fall when you plummet towards earth at about 200 kilometres an hour. This photograph shows two skydivers in free fall above Lake Wakatipu.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Aerial recreation - Parachuting and skydiving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006