Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, WI is a not for profit, all volunteer, member owned and operated club. In business to promote skydiving and introduce people to the sport by training skydive students and performing skydive demonstration jumps, we have been in existence since 1962, for over 51 years. Safety is our main priority and our record is second to none!
The home of World Record holders, National Champions, and the 7 Hills Rhythm and Booms Skydive Demo Team, the club is located about 15 minutes past East Towne Mall just outside Madison, Wisconsin. Serving Wisconsin and surrounding areas; Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Beloit, Columbus, Franklin, Fort Atkinson, Green Bay, Janesville, Kenosha, Madison, McFarland, Middleton, Milwaukee, Portage, Racine, Waukesha, Stoughton, Watertown, Whitewater, Wisconsin Dells - and Northern Illinois; Chicago, Freeport, Rockford.
For the 19th year in a row, Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, Wisconsin has donated jumps to the WPT TV Auction. Make a bid to possibility get an inexpensive skydive!
We've also made donations to other causes such as the MATC Foundation, UW Police K9 unit, Badger Honor Flight, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Henry Vilas Zoo, Dean Foundation, Madison Fire Dept and the Red Cross.
Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, Wisconsin is a Group Member in good standing with the United States Parachute Association (USPA) and use only USPA licensed instructors and coaches.
7 Hills uses modern, state of the art sky diving equipment: - Ram Air (square) parachutes that actually glide for slow descents and soft landings. - Automatic Activation Devices (AAD) in the unlikely event that your reserve parachute must be used. - Helmet, goggles, jumpsuit, altimeter, and radio enable us to help you fly your parachute and make a safe, soft landing. - Two Cessna 182 aircraft, both flown by commercially licensed pilots.
We will make your first jump a safe and exciting adventure. There is absolutely nothing like the feeling you get when you make your first skydive! Skydiving at 7 Hills in Madison, Wisconsin is more than jumping out of an airplane. It's stepping out into a different world, a world of human flight, where you can actually FLY! Cars and houses disappear and plots of land make a giant checkerboard on the earth below looking like part of a vast oil painting. Try it once and you will never be the same! Whenever you look skyward, you'll want to be up there. Come jump with the skydivers that do it for the love of the sport! Go for it!
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Note: We are currently closed for the winter. See ya in the Spring of 2014!
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Seven Hills at the 2013 POPS RW (Freefall) Sequential World Record!!
Congrats to Rich Kuckkahn and Jerry Lehnherr as our Seven Hills Skydivers reps! Weather hampered the attempts. But the Parachutists over Phorty Society or POPS (over 40 years old) 2-point 60-way sequential (multi-formation) RW (relative work in freefall) world record was made on 11/19/13 in FL on the last day of their jumps. Very nice!
Seven Hills at the 2013 USPA National Championships!!
Nationals were held this year from 9/19/13 to 9/23/13 at Skydive Chicago. Bob Felt (video and from 7 Hills) and John Bechtel with Brian Martin, (from Skyknights) got Silver in Two-way Sequential Canopy Formation!! Jim Rasmussen (7 Hills), and April Schuldt (video and from 7 Hills) were also there in other events. A huge Congratulations!!!!
New 2013 POPS CRW (Canopy) World Record, POPS CRW National Record, POPS CRW State (WI) record and USPA CRW State (WI) Record!!
Bob Felt, Linda Ruiz, and Jim Rasmussen represented Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, WI on the 3 new Parachutists over Phorty Society canopy formation records and the new USPA WI record - all on 1 jump! The new record is a 30-way Box done at Skyknights at the Cheese Boogie on 8/9/13. We got it on the first try exiting from 2 planes. Congrads to all!
Bob Felt represented Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, WI on the new night canopy formation world record. The new record is a night 26-way done at Lake Wales, Fl on 2/23/13. The old record was done in 2005. We got it on the first try that night exiting from 2 planes. Another one for the Guinness record book! Congrads to all!.
Seven Hills at the new 2012 POPS RW (freefall) World Record!!
The freefall POPS gang in Florida (from 11/10/12 to 11/13/12) has achieved its world record skydive - a 120-way!! Congrats to Rich Kuckkahn, Dick Meseberg and Jerry Lehnherr as our Seven Hills Skydivers reps! One jump per day for the first three days. Lousy coastal weather. Finally on the last day they broke the record on the 5th attempt of the event.
New 2012 SOS(Skydivers over Sixty) RW Formation (freefall) World Record!!
Dave Kottwitz once again represented Seven Hills Skydivers of Madison, WI on the new 60-way SOS record set 4/20/2012 in Lake Elsinore, Ca. Skydivers over Sixty, a group of veteran skydivers from around the world, set the world record in Lake Elsinore for 60 skydivers over the age of 60 jumping in formation. Congrads and great job Dave!