Through skydiving, Melissa’s leadership skills lead her to also host and support several well-known events such as the USPA National Skydiving Championships, International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame, Sponsorship Liaison to the World Meet, and several other events.
Over 11,000 Skydives
23 World Records (2003 – 2018)
US Nationals Medals in Freestyle, Freefly & 10-Way
The Sugar Alpha Chronicles are a series of books based on the life of the late skydiving pioneer and Melissa’s father, Roger Nelson. Originally written by Roger, the series were not published until years after his death when Melissa picked up the dusty manuscript and turned them into books. A decade’s worth of research and finding out truths of her past the series came to fruition.