Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Skydiving Equipment Market to grow by USD 347.76 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Skydiving Equipment Market” by End-user (Recreational users, Professional users) Distribution Channel (Offline, Online) Geography (Europe, North America, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 347.76 million at a CAGR of over 5.3% during the forecast period. The skydiving equipment market experiences significant growth due to the increasing popularity of skydiving as both a recreational activity and competitive sport. Major tournaments, such as the USPA National Championship, Skydiving World Cup, UK National Skydiving Competition, Australian National Skydiving Competition, and New Zealand National Skydiving Competition, attract a large number of participants from various disciplines. The Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) sets record standards for these activities, ensuring a continuous demand for advanced and reliable skydiving equipment..

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By End-user, the Recreational users segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

In the global skydiving equipment market, offline distribution channels dominated with the largest market share in 2023. Specialty stores, including gear shops at operator sites and sporting goods retailers, and department stores comprised this segment. Specialty stores offer a wide range of popular skydiving equipment brands and maintain consistent product portfolios across outlets. Department stores, popular for reasonable pricing and extensive product offerings, are preferred by consumers due to their large portfolios, closer product evaluation opportunities, and expert customer service.

By Distribution Channel, Offline  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

The recreational segment, characterized by individuals seeking adventure during holiday vacations, accounted for a significant market share in the skydiving equipment industry in 2023. This trend is attributed to the increasing preference for thrilling activities, such as skydiving, which challenges both physical and mental limitations. Consequently, the burgeoning popularity of skydiving among this demographic is projected to boost demand for skydiving equipment, thereby propelling market expansion throughout the forecast period.

Europe is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The European skydiving equipment market experiences significant growth, fueled by Europe's dominance in global tourism. In 2022, Europe accounted for approximately 50% of worldwide tourist arrivals and 37% of global tourism revenues, making it the most visited region. Key contributors to European tourism include Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and the UK, with millions of travelers. By 2025, the UK travel industry is projected to reach over USD327.96 million. EU residents took 1.2 billion trips, with Western Europe leading in adventure tourism development, particularly skydiving.

The Skydiving Equipment Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Adrenalin Base
  • Aerodyne Research LLC
  • Apco Aviation Ltd.
  • Atair d.o.o.
  • BIRDMAN Ltd.
  • Bonehead Composites
  • Dudek Paragliders s.j.
  • DZ Sports Ltd.
  • Eric Roussel NEO SAS
  • GLH Systems Pty Ltd.
  • ICARO Paragliders
  • Intrudair Ltd.
  • Phoenix Fly d.o.o.
  • Skylark
  • Sun Path Products Inc.
  • Uninsured United Parachute Technologies LLC
  • Velocity Sports Equipment

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Research Analysis Overview

In the thrilling realm of adventure sports, the market for skydiving equipment has experienced significant growth. This sector caters to the needs of participants in freefall activities, providing them with high-quality, automatic activation devices such as altimeters, parachutes, and helmets. The tourism industry and e-commerce sector have played pivotal roles in making these essential safety gears readily available to consumers. Skydiving equipment is an integral part of the air sports activities and outdoor recreational pursuits. Jumpsuits, helmets, goggles, and other gear ensure the safety and comfort of adventurists during their jumps from airplanes or rented equipment. The adventure sports industry places a high priority on the use of top-notch safety gear to prevent accidents and ensure a memorable experience for all. The market for skydiving equipment is continually evolving, with startups and established companies investing in research and development to create innovative and advanced gear. The demand for high-quality safety gear remains strong, as more consumers seek to explore the hills and mountains and engage in adrenaline-pumping skydiving experiences.

Market Research Overview

The skydiving equipment market has experienced a significant surge in interest due to various factors. These include changes in lifestyle, better quality products, and the adoption of new technology. Participants in this adventure sport seek high-quality gear for their jumps, ensuring safety and optimal performance. Key items in the market include stainless steel hardware, harnesses, jumpsuits, helmets, altimeters, goggles, and parachutes. The military and tourist industries have also contributed to the growth of this market. Freefall and parachute training have become increasingly popular, leading to an increase in demand for skydiving equipment. Start-ups and online retail stores have entered the scene, offering consumers convenient access to these products through e-commerce platforms. Skydiving equipment is essential for safety during air sports activities. The use of automatic activation devices and safety gear has minimized accidents, making the sport more accessible to a wider audience. The market for skydiving equipment continues to evolve, offering consumers a range of options for their outdoor recreational activities. The health benefits of skydiving, including stress relief and mental and physical health improvements, have also contributed to the sport's popularity. Hills and mountains provide ideal locations for skydiving, further increasing the market's potential. Rented skydiving equipment is also available for those who wish to try the sport without investing in their own gear.


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