Melanie Curtis is a coach, speaker, author, activist, podcast host and professional skydiver with over 11,000 jumps and 26 years in the sport. As a leader and influencer in both skydiving and personal development, Melanie has been tapped as an expert in Forbes, Fast Company, Thrive Global, Elle, SportTechie, on CBS Sunday Morning, Masters of Scale, ABC, Fox5 and more. She has spoken at Athleta, Ellevate, IBAC, HATCH, GNAP, Industrial Economics, her alma mater Middlebury College, guest lectured at Cornell University, and more.
Melanie has published three books, including her most recent and significant published work, How to Fly: Life Lessons from a Professional Skydiver, in print and on Audible.
Melanie has helped organize and execute women’s skydiving world records, trained and competed at the highest levels, coached at the Red Bull Fly Girls event, and has stunt-doubled for a number of film projects, including but not limited to an Emerald Nuts commercial and Weird Al Yankovic video.