Sterling Silver Black Montblanc Meisterstuck Rollerball Pen UK skydiver dies after parachute fails in French Alps base jump
“It took us a bit of time to find our place in each other’s life but we were on our way to such an amazing life together. We felt like we found each other’s match, brain, body and soul.
“The same appetite for life, the same curiosity and ambition to always better ourselves, to constantly learn, grow and explore together.
“We loved each other very deeply and had become really good at saying and showing it to each other.
“He made such a huge impact on me. Taking me from emotional darkness to light, inspiring me to be the best possible version of myself. Making me so balanced, and intensely happy at the same time.
“I can barely start grasping the void he is leaving in my life. I know I’m not the only one who will miss him.”
Mr Reader’s brother Dickon, a professional event rider, said: “I haven’t just lost a brother. I have lost a role model who I looked up to to lead the way.
“He was always so ambitious, wanted to better himself and find ways of improving and pushing the boundaries.
“He wanted to and did enhance the lives of everyone around him. He always believed in me, supported me and will leave a huge gap in my life. Rest in peace, you will never be forgotten.”
Mr Reader worked as a wind tunnel instructor for Norway based VossVind.
A spokesman said: “We are all extremely sad and devastated over the loss of our dear David. It is unreal, this was not supposed to happen.