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About Nicole

In Emirates Airlines' most recent viral ad campaign, Nicole Smith-Ludvik first came to international attention when she appeared standing atop the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.


Nicole is as well-rounded as she is fearless, with an impressive resume including a successful corporate career, professional skydiver, yoga instructor, social media influencer, stuntwoman, and all-around adventurer. Smith-Ludvik holds the record for the youngest person ever to skydive in all 50 United States and has been invited to speak at various events. Nicole is featured on podcasts global publications including Forbes, CNN Travel, Gulf News, Live on SkyNews, News Week, Entrepreneur Magazine, Daily Mail, and Bored Panda, among others.


Nicole often talks about unexpected personal life traumas she's faced and how perseverance, determination, and drive are responsible for her success. She is courageous, authentic, and inspiring to many. With her unique life story, Nicole easily forms connections with people from all over the globe. Whether she's speaking, teaching, or jumping out of a plane, she does it with an immense amount of enthusiasm and professionalism.


When she's not exploring her 'daredevil-ness,' Nicole usually spends time with her loving husband, friends, and family.

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