The Owners

Jason Thompson

Co-owner of UK Parachuting since 2005, Tomo still enjoys all aspects of skydiving which he does even in his time off. Hobbies if they can be included are business management and busmans holiday learning to freefly, with great difficulty.


Grant Richards

Grant made his first Parachute jump in 1980 and since then has jumped over 7000 times. After serving for 22 years in the Royal Air Force as a Parachute Jump Instructor he joined forces with Jason Thompson and now co-owns UK Parachuting (Sibson) and UK Parachuting (Beccles). Grant is an AFF & Tandem instructor as well as the Club Chief Pilot. Along with this Grant also runs the booking office with support from his wife Susie. Grant is originally from Gloucester and is a keen supporter of Gloucester Rugby Club and enjoys some friendly banter with Chris McCann, the Club Chief instructor who supports arch rivals Leicester Tigers! Grant also loves cooking, music and spending time with his family.