Emma Carey is the girl who fell from the sky. Five years ago, a skydiving jump went wrong and she was told she’d never walk again. But the positive role model defied the odds and is now walking, learning to surf and goes on #vanlife adventures weekly. Meet the inspiring Emma!
Your style is…
Summery, casual and comfortable
Describe yourself in 3 words…
Adventurous, impulsive, sun-chaser
Choc smoothie bowls
One thing you can’t live without?
My little niece, Layla. She is the light of my life
Walking! I loooove walking up mountains or along the beach
Must-have beauty or skincare product?
Carmex lip balm! I’m so obsessed I must have about 10 around my house
Always travel with?
My runners. Even if I know I won’t have time to be working out, I’m always keen to go for a walk somewhere new
Go-to summer outfit?
A bikini top with a wrap-around skirt. I’m always in the ocean and it’s so hot where I live, so staying in my bikinis the whole day is the perfect option
Best place you’ve ever visited?
Funnily enough it would have to be the small town in Switzerland where I had my accident, Lauterbrunnen. It is the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen and I can’t wait to get back there again one day
Anything out in nature. I’m learning to surf and skate at the moment which has been super fun!
Best thing about B-ing YOU?
I have so many incredible friends around me who I get to do life with. They make me feel very lucky to be me
Best quote to live by?
‘If you can, you must’. This is something I wrote in my phone notes a few days after my accident, at a stage when I couldn’t do anything at all. I put it in there as a reminder to my future self that if I am ever lucky enough to do something I love, I must do it.
What do you love about #vanlife?
We wake up at sunlight, watch the sunrise, go for a paddle, go for a swim and then just chill. It’s great to sit and have a read in front of the ocean. Sometimes we do little day trips but at least once a week we go somewhere.
Emma wears Cotton On Body Sleepwear.