Melanie Curtis is a leader and known voice in skydiving and personal and professional development. She is an author, podcast host and professional skydiver.. She has been tapped as an expert in Forbes, Fast Company, Thrive Global, on CBS Sunday Morning, Masters of Scale, and more. Melanie is a sought-after speaker and consultant, teaching techniques of peak performance, teamwork and being brave as our access to being free.
Melanie Curtis has jumped out of an airplane 12,000 times. She has competed at the highest levels in the sport of skydiving, has set world records with her team and has worked around the world as a headlining professional skydiver.
In her coaching work, Mel helps the highest performers look inward to take on some of the bravest work there is, to grow, heal, connect and contribute in the ways we most deeply want.
Mel is a fierce champion for growth and inclusion. This has led her to a powerful position of positive influence in her career as a consultant, coach, speaker, author and entrepreneur. She has authored three books: One Positive Thought Can Change Everything, With Our Whole Broken Hearts and How to Fly: Life Lessons from a Professional Skydiver.
The How to Fly Audible book is available now.
Melanie also co-hosts the Trust the Journey podcast with Jason Moledzki, creating conscious connections through raw and vulnerable sharing from their professional expertise and human experience.
Melanie is the current Executive Director of the Women’s Skydiving Network nonprofit and with that co-founded the Highlight Pro Skydiving Team, an all-female demonstration jump team, to inspire women and girls to live a bold brave life of their own design and elevate conversations of equality and social justice.