Only In Sarasota: Over Lido Key

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Skydive Sarasota’s John Ledbetter (at back of harness) has helped thousands of passengers make the leap from a plane two miles high over Sarasota. After the thrill of free-falling at 120 miles an hour, they pull the cord and float over "one of the most sublime skydiving views in the world," he says. "You even […]


Over Lido Key, mid-afternoon (Mike Swain)

Skydive Sarasota’s John Ledbetter (at back of harness) has helped thousands of passengers make the leap from a plane two miles high over Sarasota. After the thrill of free-falling at 120 miles an hour, they pull the cord and float over "one of the most sublime skydiving views in the world," he says. "You even see stingrays, sharks and manatees."

Photo by Mike Swain


This article appears in the June 2012 issue of Sarasota Magazine.

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