I worked at Skydive Empuriabrava for ten great years from late Summer 2004 until 31st December 2014.
January 2010. I'm in Dubai. Walking along the beach. It's got to be over 30 degrees. The sea is moving backwards and forwards around my feet as I stroll. I'm watching it froth and fizzle back into the sand. I can feel the heat of the afternoon sun on my shoulders and...read more
Christmas Boogie Empuriabrava finished on the 4th of January. This was the evening of the 5th. The year was 2010 and I was sat on a wide bodied jet somewhere over Greece on my way to Dubai. I had been hired to commentate and present a brand new competition. The Dubai...read more
"I'll SEE YOU IN DUBAI. YOU PAY THE BEERS" i read these words on my phone screen. An SMS from a friend. Dubai? What was he talking about? It was Sunday night, almost midnight. I had one foot in the bath. There was no connection between me and Dubai. No reason why I...read more
Skydive Empuriabrava Beach Festival and King of Swoop 2014 For one unforgettable week at the end of July, the beach of Empuriabrava transformed into something magical. A fairground, an extreme sports venue, a holiday village and a seven day outdoor music gig. This was...read more
It was ten years ago this week. I was on a jumping holiday in Spain and out of nowhere I had been offered a job at Skydive Empuriabrava. One of the biggest and best known drop zones in the world. Home to some of the best skydivers on the planet. I had a few days to...read more