October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is a global annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. To take this opportunity we introduce you now two exceptional women who wirking, competing in extreme sports like BASE jumping, climbing and aerobatics.
BASE jumper, skydiver, rock climber
Clair was born and raised in a small town California, the second eldest of nine siblings. She is a professional adventure sports athlete. At age of 3 she has been started climbing and skiing. When she was 16 she became the youngest women in the history of BASE jumping. At age of 19 completed several tandem jumps followed by an AFF instructor course. After few months she earned her certificate.
Her work and hobbies include BASE jumps, skydiving, stunts, mountain biking, rock climbing, flying a wingsuit and even modeling. She is one of the top female atheletes in extreme sports also a passionate vegan.
Melissa Dawn Pemberton
Award winning aerobatic pilot, free fly skydiver and champion rock climber
The 28 year-old american is an Air Show Pilot and Display Skydiver. She does BASE jumping, skydiving, rock climbing. Melissa is a flight instructor and teaches First Aid in West Africa too. It is not such a huge surprise she has choosen extreme sports as a job. Her dad is a climber and practiced deep sea diving earlier, her grandmother was a pilot. Sometimes they went for rides in a Cessna 150 aerobat. We can say Melissa is so lucky because she has been able to make her passion - aerobatics- a full time income. Of course she is been working really hard to reach those awards and results. Her goal is to become the Women´s World Champion of Aerobatics.
Follow her life and newest adventures on her website.
Valencia Adventure, Boglárka Varga