So I've got a bone to pick with the outdoor activities in Amarillo. Sure, we may be growing and expanding, but let's face it—we're in desperate need of some exciting outdoor activities beyond hiking at Palo Duro Canyon or making the hour-long trek to Lake Meredith.

To be more specific, we're desperately in need of skydiving in my opinion.

Despite seemingly having the perfect terrain for skydiving there are next to no skydiving centers in our area. The nearest skydiving center is a whopping three hours away in Seminole, Texas. Three hours! That's like driving to the moon and back for some thrills.

Now, don't get me wrong, Palo Duro Canyon is a stunning natural wonder.  But let's be real, there's only so much hiking one can do before our feet start screaming for a change of pace. And Lake Meredith, well, it's a beautiful spot to relax and unwind, but unless you either own a boat or know someone who does, there's not too much to do outside of a little swimming,

I mean, we're a growing city, bursting with energy and eager to explore new horizons. I want some sort of activity, with a real thrill factor to it. And in my opinion, skydiving is the perfect activity for that

Imagine what it would Amarillo if we had a local skydiving business. People from all around, both residents and visitors, would flock to our city for the chance to experience the adrenaline rush of leaping out of a plane and soaring through the open sky. It would be yet another attraction that puts us on the map chances are, it wouldn't cost an insane of money to start up.

So, if you're someone with a lot of money and looking to start some sort of successful recreational business, here's an idea. I really do think it would do great in a city like Amarillo, considering our location and the terrain we have.

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