So I have failed. How could I become a skydiver, when I wasn’t able to learn one of the most important things: a stable body position. There was no point in continuing the static line course.
So should I just give up? Well, there was another option left: an AFF course. Unfortunately it is not offered at my local drop zone, so I had to find another one. After some research I came up with a great idea: I could use my vacation time to take this course abroad!
I decided to go to Skydive Empuriabrava, one of the most famous drop zones in the world. I could start before the skydiving season in Germany and jump every day, assuming the weather would be OK. In fact this was my biggest worry – this region is known for high winds which often make jumps impossible. But I still wanted to give it a try. Even if I could not finish my course I’d enjoy a great vacation in sunny Catalonia.Continue reading