Formation Skydiving (FS) 8 way

Simone Bambach

Simone Bambach

Fast Facts
Name: Simone Bambach
Nickname: Sim
Date of Birth: 08/05/60
Age at WPC: 52
Born: Australia
Lives: Canberra ACT
No. years in sport: 33
Canopy: JVX 83
Team: Velocita
Event(s): 8-way FS

WPC Standing
Best - 4th, WPC Gap France, 1995, 8-way

Recent Performances
1st place, 8-way, Australian National Championships, 2012

Career Highlights

  • Achieving 21 points in time as part of "Rijidij" 8-way team in 1995;
  • Being coach/captain of world champion 16-way team (WPC 1998 - Empuriabrava, Spain);
  • Being coached by World Champions;
  • Competing at WPCs.

Interesting Facts
Simone started skydiving at the age of 19 and, after completing 150 jumps began competing in formation skydiving. She has been coaching state, national and world champion teams since 1991.

Performance Goal at Dubai 2012 WPC Mondial
To place 5th or 6th in the world

Years on Australian Parachute Team
1991, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2006, 2012

Primary Training Base
Sydney Skydivers, Picton

Skydiving Club
Newcastle Sport Parachute Club