She has jumped out of a plane more than 4, times. She even did it naked. Not once, but four times. Roberta Mancino Pictures. I was spinning very fast and this made a cutaway on the main parachute difficult. When your first parachute does not function properly, you have to use your reserve, but first you have to release the malfunctioning parachute from you. This is what we call a cutaway. With the tremendous amount of force on the release system during the spin, it can make for a very hard pull on the cutaway handle. She also jumps off some of the tallest buildings in the world. She spends her free time training for national skydiving competitions.
She started modeling when she was 16 years old in Italy
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She streaked through a cloudless sky toward the San Jacinto Mountains, then arced back west, her body hurtling like a javelin bound for the Pacific. Mancino, 29, has more than 6, jumps to her name and holds three world records in sky diving, including one for participating in the largest-ever formation. She has also won two first-place awards in the Italian sky-diving nationals in freestyle, an exacting aerial ballet performed at more than miles an hour. In Ms. Mancino began BASE jumping for buildings, antennae, spans and earth , the death-wish variant of sky diving that involves launching from buildings and bridges with only seconds — and no second chances — to safely deploy a parachute. Last year, she took up proximity flying, in which you jump from a mountaintop in a wing suit and soar beside cliff faces and above ridges before deploying a parachute. But if Ms.
Roberta Mancino was born in a very small town on the western coast of Italy called Anzio
Because Roberta Mancino, 35, is plummeting towards the heart of an active volcano in this shocking new video. Video shows her in a helicopter over the Villarrica volcano in Chile before she fearlessly leaps out over its steaming crater. She can even be seen directly over the burning lava below before she swerves clear and activates her parachute. Roberta has become famous for blending beauty with bravery in a series of high-profile daredevil antics. Talking to American news station CBS after a skydive in heels she said she wanted to soften the image of extreme sports.
Roberta Mancino is a model from Italy, with an unconventional hobby. Mancino gets a huge thrill from jumping off of the highest points she can. And she's made a career out of it. Account icon An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile. Login Subscribe. My Account. World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options. Leah Goldman. Roberta Mancino was born in a very small town on the western coast of Italy called Anzio.