She was 16, swimming at her hometown beach in Anzio, Italy, when a scout approached and asked if she would do modeling. Mancino to focus on sky diving, and, in the last few years, to become famous with the help of sporadic lens-melting photo shoots. Mancino started dating a kickboxer and decided to try the sport. After the first jump, in October 2001, Roberta fell in love with the skies, and slowly she turned the hobby into a profession.
Did you do any other sports before you started jumping from airplanes? Roberta Mancino: In general they all look strong and they are cool but the ones who stand out more for me are the sweet guys, the ones that even if they do crazy hardcore things, they are still humble and gentlemen and treat the girls nice. She was named as the World's Sexiest Female Athlete by Men's Fitness in 2010. Are they your favorite sea creatures or has any other scaly animal stole your heart? It was just a way to make money. She has also won two first-place awards in the Italian sky-diving nationals in freestyle, an exacting aerial ballet performed at more than 120 miles an hour. Alessia Glaviano, the photo editor at Italian Vogue, said that Ms.
What do you all think of Roberta? Her potential as a model was far less certain. She has the Euro Record and Italian Record for skydiving, in the year 2005. What makes a man stand out and what can he say or do to draw your attention? Roberta: To avoid the crazy Italians drivers? Have you achieved that goal? Strangers greeted her on the street. Rather than trying to be a model who sometimes played sports, she would be a full-time professional athlete who occasionally modeled. And if you think about it, the two disciplines share a lot in common. Kane, at the University of Minnesota, criticizes.
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 talked about the projects that really got her excited. There is no record of her past affairs and other such activities. Roberta: Probably skydive Fano because they are very good friends and the view of the sea and the food is amazing! What other sports are you planning on trying out in the future? Mancino explained how she got her start.
She poses inside a plane wearing a parachute harness and little else, teeth bared in a fierce feminine roar. She is the current Italian national freestyle champion and the Free Fly Record Holder. Roberta: Cooking, dancing, exercise, swimming, watch movie and cuddle with my boyfriend. What else would you call a model who is also a skydiver? Before flying and diving with animals I did many other sports starting with classic ballet at the age of 4 and kick boxing and boxing at the age of 14. Finally she turned away and pulled the rip cord. Without question, you can already be called an accomplished athlete, but you always seem to be in search of new activities.
The couple is so much happy and positive towards that they seem to be made for each other. Besides jumping out of planes, sometimes nude, the 30-year-old has also jettisoned her clothes for shoots with Playboy and Max magazine. Mancino said that as she entered her 20s, her modeling agent told her that she needed to do a 180-degree professional flip. When did you first discover you were such an adrenaline junkie? I guess when I started to skydive in 2000 but I always wanted to fly since I was little.
I was spinning very fast and this made a cutaway on the main parachute difficult. The scout connected her to an Italian jeans company, which featured her in small runway shows and got her into Italian teen magazines like Cioè. I would love to do more stunts for movies, it was very fun and for sure not boring. What else do you enjoy doing besides extreme sports? Roberta Mancino: I think the , I know he would love one! A successful model brings more than looks: its all about character and charisma.
Mancino pulled off one of her most dangerous stunts yet. Was it different from what you usually do? Mancino before the survey but was quickly won over. Are there usually any other female competitors in your line of work or are you pretty much an exception in a male-dominated field? And yes I would like a career in the movie business if I could do my own stunts, not just act. Roberta has skydived 4 times nude. Photo Roberta Mancino modeling a Roberto Cavalli dress, left, and in her sky diving gear, top, at the Perris Valley Airport in Perris, Calif. Roberta Mancino's Net Worth Mancino has a huge net worth and salary but it is still under review.
This is the sort of coverage that Ms. In less-mainstream sports like kayaking or sky diving, compensation comes almost exclusively from sponsorships. She also jumps off some of the tallest buildings in the world. This career jump was inspired by Point Break, a 2001 blockbuster starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves. Mancino looks like a little doll, meek and adorable.