Surfer Of Life
Episode 52

Respect The Fun In Life - Skydiver Marek Skowron

Tomi Raisanen published on

Skydiver Marek Skowron is a member in Finnish national Skydiving team and involved in different parachuting disciplines. He is jumping in different places and doing explorations all over the world. Relax, jump in to conversation with Marek and find out how it feels to fly in the air.

0:01 Trailer

2:07 Introduction

4:16 Meaning of life for Marek

6:15 Early days

  • What was Marek like as a teenager

7:45 What is so special about action sports

  • How did Marek get involved with parachuting

10:45 First jump

  • Feelings
  • Memories right after different jump

12:50 Why did Marek move to Finland

  • Difference between Finland and Poland

15:10 What other extreme sports are Marek enjoying

16:20 Different skydiving disciplines

19:39 Swooping

- How do you practice it

  • How many swooping jumps Marek has under his belt
  • Listening your self and daily feelings
  • How fast you go when swooping

22:00 Understanding the difference between excitement and being scared

23:08 Fear

  • How to handle fear
  • Fear being part of the sport

26:20 What is involved in parachuting

  • Preparation an the amount of work before jumps
  • Knowing the environment and weather
  • Exits and outs
  • Focus during the jump
  • How to be prepared for the surprises 


33:45 Base jumping

  • Different ways to do base jump
  • Mareks most memorable jumps
  • Accidents in the sport
  • Why it is good to hurt yourself every once in a while
  • Are people pushing too much when using wingsuit 

44:35 How does it feel to fly with wingsuit

46:00 How does it feel to be part of Finnish Skydiving team

  • Competitons and atmosphere 

50:00 Fun in life

  • Different hobbies
  • Just getting out there

53:45 Jumping off from legal and illegal spots 

-   Explorations

  • Goofy jumps

58:28 Doing passionate things

  • Parachuting helps to stay in the present

1:04:00 Why was Marek dressed up as a priest 


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