She's an Italian supermodel who's also a skydiver, a BASE jumper, and a wingsuit flyer — and without a doubt, Roberta Mancino is one of the most badass female athletes in the world. Just look at her posing in mid-air while wearing gold heels, above!
Her incredible career, life, and passion is the subject of an episode of Z Living’s new series POPSUGAR Presents: Conquered, where host Laura Ling profiles some of the world’s most awe-inspiring people who have broken boundaries and conquered obstacles to achieve their goals. Find out when to watch the show and where you can tune in.
We can't get enough of Mancino, and luckily, this daredevil is fantastic at filming her death-defying leaps and creative looks. Hers is a one-of-a-kind marriage between fashion and extreme sports that stands as a testament to being mindful of one’s true individuality.
We've highlighted 5 must-see clips below that expose the diverse and fearless imagination of Roberta Mancino:
1. Watch Conquered Supermodel Skydiver Roberta Mancino Conquer The Sky.
This clip is from Roberta Mancino’s episode of POPSUGAR Presents: Conquered on Z Living. It's an excellent introduction to the supermodel-skydiver, who gives some insight into her terrifyingly dangerous passion, saying, “Base jumping or not base jumping, I can still die. So I’m just going to live my life and do what I want to do.”
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2. Check Out Roberta Mancino's Nod To High Fashion In Mid-Air.
This clip is one of the most unique fashion videos you will ever see. Published on Valentine’s Day, 2014, it features Mancino and other Italian supermodels base jumping in flashy attire. Mancino — dressed in an all-white jumpsuit — plays the part of a bride, who jumps in the arms of a well-dressed groom ... and then the duo dive off a cliff. Yikes.
3. A Dive Off The Princess Tower In Dubai
In this intimate clip, you'll experience Mancino's entire jump from her selfie-facing helmet cam. Viewers get the slow walk out onto the plank and subsequent jump from the nearly 1,400’ Princess Tower in Dubai. As all our nerves bounce around like popcorn, this front-row view of Mancino’s face shows nothing but calm.
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4. A Night Out With Roberta Mancino
This might be Mancino’s most dazzling and cool video, as it features her taking a nighttime wingsuit flight over Panama. Wearing a bespectacled space helmet — a kind of Daft Punk look — she jumps into the dark sky from a helicopter, with only her outfit and the city below flashing.
5. Mancino's 'Day Of The Dead' Skydive Is A Winner.
Leave it to Mancino to bring an extreme take to Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos (Day Of The Dead) holiday. Sporting the traditional and intricate skull face paint with her fellow jumpers, Mancino and friends take this daytime skydive to pay colorful homage to the country in which they’re jumping — Mexico.
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