July 14, 2019 Skydiving Innovations has received FAA authorizations for day and night drone filming missions for locations at and around the Comic Con convention taking place during the week of July 15 -21. Authorized areas include: the Fifth Avenue Corridor, Harbor Drive, San Diego Convention Center, Hyatt, Hilton and Marriott hotels, Embarcadero Marina Park…Details
Friday, May 17 2019 Skydiving Innovations was tasked by Discover Coronado to perform a thrilling skydiving show for meeting planners visiting the Island and researching options for their clients. Professional demonstration skydivers Ron Lee (jumping the Discover Coronado flag) and Brian Binder (camera jumper capturing the show from the air) jumped from their Robinson R-44…Details
Skydiving Innovations (www.skydivinginnovations.com) is again offering a limited number VIP Tandem Skydiving Adventures at the Gary Sinise Father’s Day Concert at the Hotel del Coronado. Taking place on Sunday, June 16th, up to ten lucky VIPs will be making thrilling tandem skydives with their (former military) professional Tandem Masters on to the beach before the…Details
SI Teambuilding, (a division of Skydiving Innovations), is expanding its reach within the corporate teambuilding and adventure marketplace with a brand new website and outreach to tier-1 event and hospitality venues. Our new website offers details on each of our group programs, and new website features included updated images and videos of our Navy SEAL-SWCC-inspired…Details
PROFESSIONAL DEMONSTRATION SKYDIVER COURSE SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 9 2019 AT SKYDIVE SAN DIEGO. Skydiving Innovations will conduct a comprehensive course designed for experienced skydivers who want to learn how to conduct safe and professional demonstration jumps in to events and off-the-drop-zone locations. This course covers ALL aspects of demonstration skydiving: FAA paperwork/authorizations/relationships, insurance, jumper/parachute/ground crew/pilot…Details
August 7, 2018 Today the Vista Hi Noon Rotary Club hosted Ron Lee as their inspirational speaker at their weekly meeting, held at the Shadowridge Golf Course. Invited to speak by Club President Marie Smith and members Steve Lilly and Debbie King, Ron spoke on the subject of developing an appropriately risk-rich environment in which…Details
June 6, 2018 On June 17th, and for the third year in a row, Skydiving Innovations will be performing a thrilling skydiving show to kick- off the Gary Sinise concert on the beach at the Hotel del Coronado. As part of the aerial entertainment, the team is offering one-of-a-kind VIP Tandem Skydives on to the…Details
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SDVoyager.com, a publication of VoyageLA, recently published their interview with Ron Lee of Skydiving Innovations. The wide ranging interview highlighted the origin, growth, challenges and forward outlook of Skydiving Innovations, as it continues to develop new and meaningful aviation and ground entertainment services.
Operating under an FAA Certificate of Authorization for drone flight in controlled airspace, Skydiving Innovations recently conducted a historic drone filming mission in the Gaslamp District of San Diego. This project incorporated FAA authorization and coordination with Lindbergh Field Air Traffic Control, the City of San Diego and the San Diego Police Department. You can see…Details
Skydiving Innovations continues to expand its drone services, acquiring additional FAA authorizations for drone flight in controlled airspace. Authorized controlled airspace locations include the following locations and airspace around them: USS Midway Museum Hilton Bayfront Hotel All of Coronado and the Silver Strand Loews Coronado Bay Resort Areas of Imperial Beach Sunset Cliffs Shelter Island Point…Details
Skydiving Innovations is the exclusive opening act of the at the Las Vegas Polo Classic on April 14 & 15, 2018. We’ll be kicking off the event with VIP Tandem Skydives right at the Polo field, and a patriotic skydiving show featuring our giant American flags. Our sponsor branding packages include exposure to the eclectic Polo audience, and…Details
Skydiving Innovations has two new events available for corporate and non-profit branding opportunities. We’ll put your brand or message in front of thousands of engaged audiences at these Tier-1 Las Vegas and Coronado events!
March 13, 2018 Today, the Rotary Club of La Jolla kindly hosted Skydiving Innovations’ Speaker Ron Lee at their weekly meeting, held at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California. Invited to speak by Kevin Quinn, the club’s President-Elect, Ron spoke on the subject of risk, and how deliberately taking on intelligent risks provides a crucible…Details
Join us for a first-person view from our recent USS Midway Night Skydiving Performance. Feel what it’s like to jump out of a helicopter over San Diego Bay at night and land by parachute on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier!
A huge thanks to Brian Zimmerman and Andy Dorvillier at the Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise for the opportunity to speak to their club members this morning. It was a terrific opportunity to talk about a subject I am passionate about – the immense value of fear, risk, struggle and failure as precursors to…Details
Valentine’s Day VIP Tandem Skydiving Package You and the love of your life can now enjoy a thrilling VIP Tandem Skydiving Experience together high above the Hotel del Coronado! Securely attached to your professional Tandem Masters, you’ll make this one-of-a-kind skydive from 10,000 – 12,000 feet over Coronado. With nearly a minute of freefall, you’ll both…Details
Ron Lee – Professional Demonstration Skydiver, Entrepreneur and Business Owner As an entrepreneur, business owner and professional skydiving entertainer, Ron Lee has, like most business owners, seen the best times and the worst times in business. Myriad moments in both his skydiving and business management careers occurred that resulted in epiphanies that helped grow his enterprises.…Details
Skydiving Innovations will conduct a Professional Demonstration Skydiver course at Skydive San Diego on Sunday, January 28, 2018. This comprehensive course covers most everything we’ve learned in 30 years of skydiving shows, and will prepare appropriately experienced and licensed skydivers to execute safe and professional demonstrations and shows. This course covers all administrative, regulatory and practical…Details
July 5, 2017 Skydiving Innovations performed a thrilling and memorable skydiving show for residents of, and visitors to Coronado this Fourth of July. Thanks to Discover Coronado (www.discovercoronado.com) and the Coronado Fourth of July Committee, four Skydiving Innovations’ performers were tasked with keeping spectators engaged and entertained prior to the annual Coronado fireworks show. Professional demonstration skydivers…Details
June 19, 2017 On Father’s Day, Skydiving Innovations conducted its VIP Tandem Skydive with special guest Peter Gallo, then performed a thrilling smoke and American flag jump for guests at the annual Gary Sinise concert and fundraiser at the Hotel del Coronado. Skydiving Innovations would like to than the following individuals and organizations, without whose…Details
June 18, 2017 Skydiving Innovations will be performing two thrilling demonstrations for Father’s Day 2017. At 1:15 pm we’ll be performing a giant American flag show for members of the Bonita Valley Community Church at their Father’s Day celebration in Bonita California. Look for our skydiver high over Bonita, where our jumper will be trailing vivid red…Details
Make your VIP Tandem Skydive at the Gary Sinise Concert on Father’s Day! There are only six spaces left for this once-in-a-lifetime thrill! Reserve your spot today, and help support military families!
Contact us at 619-247-4525 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Skydiving Innovations will conduct a Professional Demonstration Skydiver course at Skydive San Diego on Friday July 7, 2017. This course has been developed to provide experienced skydivers looking to perform demonstration or exhibition skydiving shows for the public the necessary information, insight, expertise and practical skills to succeed in this challenging discipline. This course covers…Details
For 2017, Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego will welcome more than 30,000 marathon and half-marathon runners, showcasing some of San Diego’s most iconic neighborhoods. The race will take off from Balboa Park and travel through Hillcrest, North Park and Normal Heights. The route will also run through Mission Hills, Old Town and Mission Bay Park…Details
Our good friends Mandy and Roxana at the Eastlake Chick fil-A asked us to execute a patriotic flag jump for their annual military appreciation day at their Eastlake store. This is a special occasion, as all San Diego county Chick fil-A’s partner in order to feed thousands of San Diego’s military families for free. It is…Details
Skydiving Innovations offers thrilling VIP Tandem Skydiving Experiences at the Hotel del Coronado and the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (formerly the US Olympic Training Center.) While anyone can make a tandem skydive at a regular drop zone or skydiving center, only Skydiving Innovations is permitted to take guests on tandem skydives at these…Details
A Life of Leaving Aircraft While In Flight. I’m sitting in the cramped door of the Cessna 206 jump plane, a workhorse Cessna model relied on by skydivers for decades. My legs are dangling out of the aircraft, with a wide stream of smoke billowing out from the skydiving smoke canister mounted to my left…Details
On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Skydiving Innovations was privileged to perform the flag jump for the opening ceremonies of the very first North San Diego County Veteran Stand Down, held at Green Oak Ranch in Vista, CA. “Stand Down is a military term designating that a combat unit has temporarily moved out of the field…Details
Effective January 2017, Skydiving Innovations now offers professional aerial Drone services for special and corporate events. We are able to provide videography and photography, as well as live aerial video streamed to screens at events and to social media. Our drone banner towing services can be used for low aerial events. All S.I. pilots are all highly…Details
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so Santa and one of his elves will be making two separate Skydiving appearances. The first one will be on the Broadway Pier at 11:45 am, right next to the USS Midway museum as part of the Toys for Tots toy drive . Come by and take…Details
Want to delight and inspire your Christmas or Holiday Party guests and kids? Now you can have our Santa Claus performers parachute right in to your event! He’ll even arrive carrying a giant bag of toys for the children at your party. In our 30-year history of providing safe, thrilling and memorable skydiving entertainment, our Santa’s…Details
Skydiving Innovations recently completed a project with the Breitling Experience team, providing VIP Tandem Skydiving for their special guests. Taking place at Brown Field Municipal Airport over three days, Breitling set up a stunning venue at which to offer a variety of thrilling aviation-based experiences to their top distributors (and their distributor’s top clients). Guests experienced…Details
The summer of 2016 was a busy time for the Skydiving Innovations team. Our performers completed thrilling skydiving and branding performances for a wide array of clients between May and mid-September. Performers JC Ledbetter, Jim Hayhurst, Brian Binder, Larry Barbiero, Michael Ford, Rich Grimm, Bob Harward, Ron Lee and Vito Guarinelli executed a wide variety of…Details
August 24, 2016 Skydiving Innovations performed a thrilling aerial display for one of the Hotel del Coronado’s many special event groups. Originally looking to use a fireworks show to close out their week-long corporate meeting, they instead chose Skydiving Innovations for that “WOW!” factor required to appropriately end their events at the Del. Exiting out of…Details
August, 2016. Skydiving Innovations conducted the first-ever skydiving show at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach on August 5th. As part of a multi-faceted client Olympic Ceremony kick-off program, five Skydiving Innovations performers were tasked with jumping large Olympic flags, a large client-branded flag, and a giant American flag banner, landing them all…Details
August 12, 2016 Today Skydiving Innovations was tasked with executing a jump with the Human Rights Campaign 25’X25′ flag, kindly provided by Heyka Meyer-Hoppe. Professional skydiver Ron Lee jumped the flag, with aerial videographer Brian Binder filming. Using a 260 square foot parachute, Lee exited the aircraft at 5,000 feet and deployed the parachute immediately. Videographer Brian Binder…Details
Look to the skies over Glorietta Bay at 3:30 pm on the Fourth of July, and witness a stunning aerial display of the American flag. Four professional skydivers from Skydiving Innovations Parachute Team will each be deploying American flags and vivid smoke as part of the City’s Independence Day festivities. The flags, from 100 – 1,000…Details
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Skydiving Innovations was pleased to help kick off the US Olympic BMX Qualifier at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. Performer Ron Lee executed a giant American flag jump from 2,500 feet over the stunning venue during the live performance of the National Anthem. With Lee streaming live…Details
We are often asked what the approval process is for executing a skydiving performance, and who has jurisdiction over such aviation activities. We thought it would be a good idea to detail the answers to these important questions. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS – PERMISSION FOR SKYDIVING ACTIVITIES WHO HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE AIRSPACE YOU USE FOR…Details
Our friends at eCoronado.com kindly highlighted Skydiving Innovations and our work with the Hotel del Coronado (www.hoteldel.com) in today’s online issue. We can’t thank writer Anne Marie Bryan and eCoronado.com enough for this terrific article!
Check out the article at the link below.
Watch Santa skydive on to an aircraft carrier, LIVE! On Saturday December 5, Santa and his camera Elf will parachute out of a jet helicopter and land on the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier. The jump will be carried live, via the skydiving Elf-cam. Go to http://www.siaerial.com/ussmidway to watch Santa jump LIVE! You can share the link…Details
TO SEE LIVE STREAM OF SANTA’S JUMP, GO TO http://www.siaerial.com/ussmidway December, 2, 2015 On Saturday, December 5, Santa and one or two of his favorite Elves will be making one or more parachute jumps on to the flight deck of the iconic USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. Santa has arranged for his own personal helicopter to land…Details
At Skydiving Innovations and our sister company SI Teambuilding, we craft unique and compelling adventure packages designed to help non-profit organizations raise meaningful contributions for their organizations and programs. As our company is staffed primarily with current, former and retired members of the Naval Special Warfare community, (Navy SEALS and SWCCs), our VIP adventure packages…Details
Many thanks to photographer Bill Sandke and the folks at the Coronado telephone directory for this wonderful shot of a Skydiving Innovations jumper bringing in the American Flag banner for the 2015 Coronado 4th of July events. Jumper Keith Pritchett performed a spectacular “hanging smoke” jump, while Ron Lee brought in the American flag banner. Brian…Details
May and June 2015 were busy months for Skydiving Innovations, as we were tasked with providing special aerial entertainment for EventWorks’ client, Amway China. Amway hosted nearly 9,000 of their top performers at the USS Hornet museum in Alameda, California. Hosting 1,500 per night, twice a week for three weeks, EventWorks crafted a spectacular set of…Details
When you’ve been in business just short of 30 years, that means the internet wasn’t even around when you started. To some, that sounds like your company is old, and maybe tired. To us, that just means we have a level of experience that no other aerial entertainment and branding company has. And, you can…Details