Cornelia Mihai

Team / Company Name Cornelia Mihai

Location UAE

  • Main Canopy
    NZ Aerosports Petra 72 & 64, Sophia 61
  • Container
    UPT Vector
  • Reserve Canopy
    Optimum
  • Helmet
    Factory Diver, Cookie G3
  • Jumpsuit
    Liquid Sky
  • Altimeter
    L&B Viso II
  • Cornelia Mihai is a focused and hard working skydiver who became the first female to medal in a canopy piloting event

    at the 2014 FAI World Championships. Originally from Romania, she has been a member of the Skydive Dubai Canopy Piloting Team for 4 years, and has been representing the United Arab Emirates in international canopy piloting competitions. Her most recent achievements are winning the US, Italian and French Nationals in 2016. With over 14 years in the sport and 9000+ jumps, you'll learn how to get the best out of your canopy, and take yourself to a new level of flying!

     

  • Age
    32
  • Nationality
    Romanian
  • Total Jumps
    9,000+
  • Home DZ
    Skydive Dubai
  • Occupation
    Skydiving Instructor
  • Hobbies
    tunnel flying, speedflying, standup paddling, chilling on the beach or anywhere in the beautiful nature, going to the cinema
  • License / Ratings
    AFF-I, Tandem Instructor, Coach, Pro
  • RW/FS
    600
  • Hops-n-Pops
    3000
  • Camera
    2200
  • Tandems
    1100
  • Freefly
    1500
  • Coaching
    500
  • Cutaways
    12
  • Canopy Progression

    Manta 290 (static line), Parafoil 252, Sabre 2 135 (Cornelia doesn't recommend a downsize like this!), Katana 107, Velocity 96, Velocity 84, Comp Velo 79, Comp Velo 75, Petra 72, Petra 66, Petra 64, Sophia 64, Sophia 61

  • Skydiving Competitions and Records

    DIPC 4 (Dubai, 2013) – Bronze Medal in Speed DISL 4(Dubai, 2014) – 2nd Place RSA Nationals (Pretoria, 2014) – 1st Place FLCPA 5(Florida USA, 2014) – 3rd Place US Nationals (Z-hills, 2014) – 3rd place Pink Open (Czech Republic, 2014) – 3rd place French Nationals (Toulouse France, 2014) – 3rd Place 5th FAI World Championships (Z-hills, 2014) – Bronze Medal (first woman to ever win a medal at a Canopy Piloting World Championship) PD Tveir (Z-hills, 2014) – 1st place (Team Halla Walla with Patrick Kaye) DISL 1(Dubai, 2014) – 3rd Place FLCPA 3(Raeford USA, 2015) – 1st Place Pink Open (Czech Republic, 2015) – 2nd place 8th FAI World Cup (Canada, 2015) – Gold Medal in Distance World Air Games (Dubai, 2015) – Bronze Medal Overall, Gold Medal in Distance, Bronze Medal in Speed DISL 2 (Dubai, January 2016) – 3rd Place DISL 3 (Dubai, March 2016) – 1st Place US Nationals (Z-hills, 2016) – 1st Place Italian Nationals (Ravenna, 2016) – 1st Place World Games Test Event (Poland, 2016) – 1st Place Pink Open (Czech Republic, 2016) – 2nd place 6th FAI World Championship (Canada, 2016) – Bronze Medal in Speed (the event hasn’t been completed due to weather) French Nationals (Orleans, 2016 ) – 1st Place

    Records:Current female distance world record: 164m Current female speed world record: 2.339s (I am aiming to get the general World Records though, not just the female category)

    Best performance in competition:

    Speed: 2.208s (DISL 1, Dubai, November 2014) Distance: 166.49m (French Nationals, September 2016)