01 / 07 / 2014


One of the 2014 top events at Skydive Empuriabrava is the “King of Swoop” competition which takes place during the “Skydive Empuriabrava Beach Festival”.

This parachute piloting competition which sport insiders call “Swoop competition” has got a 10 year tradition and is held again in Empuriabrava after the last issue in summer of 2006. Since then, this event has been remembered in the international world of Skydiving as one of the most memorable and spectacular events ever. For both, spectators and competitors, the King of Swoop is the most visual, fast and exciting skydiving event in the world of parachute sport.

This year, the beach of Empuriabrava will be the stage for the Skydive Empuriabrava organization to present this competition to a wide public that comes to visit and to live this event. The last edition accumulated more than 5000 spectators on 3 competition days. This year’s one week event will bring many more to the beautiful competition site.

Around 60 international competitors that will be traveling to Empuriabrava from all over the world will compete for the largest prize money that has ever been given to the worlds top 10 “swoopers”. Some of them just come to compete and more because it's their profession. Skydive Empuriabrava has already got the confirmation from the worlds best 10 competitors to be attending and many more are joining the word famous competition to break into the highest league of parachute piloting.

For one week the Skydive Empuriabrava Beach Festival will entertain visitors with an exciting package of activities. Besides the “King of Swoop” competition, there will be lots of activity planned for the beach area. Music, children activity, a variety a vendor stands, music and much more will be happening to make sure everybody has a great time. The organization has contracted a mix of international and professional staff to make sure that the Skydive Empuriabrava Beach Festival and King of Swoop will be an unforgettable success.