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Skydiving first arrived in South Africa in the 1950s when a group of parachutists from the United States came to Cape Town to perform demonstration jumps. At the time, the sport was still relatively new and was considered a novelty by most South Africans.

The History of South African skydiving

Skydiving has a rich and fascinating history in South Africa, dating back several decades. The country is a popular destination for skydivers from all over the world. It is all thanks to its beautiful landscapes, clear skies, and warm weather. Let’s take a closer look at the history of skydiving in South Africa.