About Frankie

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(work in progress…updating…)

Personal Data

Name: Francisco Gouveia Sinde Filipe

Known as: Frankie

Nationality: Portuguese

DOB: 03/Nov/1986

Favorite quote: “A vida são dois dias e um e meio já lá vai!…”

Speaks: Portuguese, english, spanish and a little bit of french.

Occupation: Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Coimbra

Hobbies: Praticante/atleta de Slackline da equipa “SlacklinePT”, um desporto algo recente, que exige muito equilibrio, concentração e mesmo forma física. (mais info: http://www.slacklinept.com), fundador e dinamizador da “Frankie Freefly Studios – Creative Productions”, editora e produtora amadora de imagens extremas.

Other Interests: Todos os desportos radicais (extremos) que me façam subir os níveis de adrenalina (slacklining, escalda, BTT, todo-o-terreno), música e fotografia.

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Skydive Data:

Present day: Camera-Flyer, Coach e AFF Instructor na empresa Skydive Europe.

1st jump: April 2005

No of jumps: 1600+

Ratings:

  • FAI A/B/C/D Licenses
  • USPA Coach, AFF I
  • Atmonauti Instructor – Master Navigator Nº 33

Cut-away(s): 3

Tunnel Time: aprox. 3h

B.A.S.E. Jumps: 1 (For now)

Best Jump: The next.

Sky: With some clouds.

DropZone: The closest.

Favorite Plane: The one with the higher climbing rate!

Favorite Disciplines : Atmonauti, FreeFly, VFS, FreeStyle e Swoop

Gear:

  • Rig: Vector 3 Micron
  • Main Canopy: PD Comp Velocity 90
  • Reserve Canopy: PD Optimum 113
  • AAD: Cypres II
  • Hetmet: TonFly Speed, Cookie Composites G3
  • Suits: Sonic Competition Suit V.2, TonFly 618 TS
  • Altimeters: Larsen And Brusgaard (viso2, solo, optima)
  • Cameras: Canon EOS 7D + GoPro Hero 2 + GoPro Hero 3

Skydive CV:

  • National FreeFly Cup and Championship 2006
  • National FreeFly Cup and Championship 2007
  • River Boogie 2007 (CP competition)
  • National FreeFly Cup and Championship 2008
  • National FreeFly Cup and Championship 2009
  • Atmonauti Spanish Record Lillo 2011 (no contact – 13 people formation)
  • National FreeFly Cup and Championship 2012 (1st Place)
  • Atmonauti World Record Dubai 2013 (no contact – 19 people formation

email: frankiefreefly@gmail.com

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4 thoughts on “About Frankie

  1. XIQUINHO és o maior. E pensar quando tudo começou, os teus saltos i tudo mais. Já lá vão 6anos de amizade, és um amigo que adoro i no qual tenho agora ainda mais orgulho!

    Sempre ultrapassaste todos os obstáculos (e a tua vida teve muitos) e sempre os venceste razão pela qual tenho a certeza que vais triunfar muitas vezes ao longo da tua vida!

    Um grande beijinho e toda a sorte do mundo!***

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