Curt Bartholomew

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Bio

Name:  Curt Bartholomew

Age/Birthday:  30, Dec 14th 1985

Hometown:  Allentown, PA

Current City:  DeLand, FL

Training Location:  Skydive DeLand

Canopies:  Performance Designs Peregrine 61, 64, 67, 79 Vakyrie 71, 79 Competition Velocity 75, 79, 84 (Skydiving) BlackJack 260 (BASE)

Years in the Sport:  10+

Date of First Skydive:  July 21st 2006

Total Jumps:  8,000+

Base Jumps:  100+

5-time World Champion

Co-Owner and founder of Team Alter Ego and The Alter Ego Project Canopy School

Part of husband and wife team

Hobbies:  Motorcycles, Running, Playing Guitar, Video Editing, Photography, Writing, Longboarding, Freediving, Rock Climbing

Occupation:  Professional Canopy Coach, Professional Competitor, Professional Canopy and Freefall Exhibitionist, Skydiving Photographer and Videographer

Future Goals:  To hold the most World Titles ever in our sport at 8 World Titles.  To finally set a World Record in both the Speed and Distance events.  Continue helping skydivers enjoy our sport more and keep them in the sport for longer.  Make Alter Ego a well-known name among not only our peers but among non-skydivers around the world.  Complete more special project events and demos around the world to bring the experience of skydiving into every home across the globe. I would love to see swooping become a truly commercialized competitive sport.

 

Curt’s Accomplishments:

2015 World Air Games Champion– 1st Place Overall, 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Pace Team Event, 2nd Place Speed

2014 World Champion – 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Freestyle

2013 World Games Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Distance

2013 World Cup Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance

2012 World Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance, 3rd Place Freestyle

Triple Crown Title Holder

2016 Canopy Piloting US National Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 3rd Place Speed

2015 Canopy Piloting US National Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Distance, 3rd Place Speed

2012 Canopy Piloting US National Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 3rd Place Distance, 1st Place Freestyle

2013 World Games Athlete of the Day Award

7 Time US Canopy Piloting Team Representative

Professional Exhibition Rating – 67 Square Foot Canopy

1st Place 2016 Swoop Challenge

1st Place 2016 Overall Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Sebastian (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Distance), 1st Place Z-Hills #2 (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Distance), 1st Place Z-Hills #3 (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance), 1st Place Raeford (1st Place Speed, 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy)

1st Place 2016 Pink Open – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance

1st Place Zone Accuracy 2016 World Championships (incomplete competition/no overall Champion)

2nd Place World Games Test Event – 1st Place Freestyle2nd Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance

3rd Place 2016 DISL Meet #1

1st Place Overall 2015 Pink Open – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Speed

1st Place Overall Nordic Canopy Piloting Open – 1st Place Speed

1st Place 2015 Overall Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Z-Hills #1 (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Distance), 1st Place Z-Hills #2 (1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy), 2nd Place Raeford #3 (1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Speed, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy)

1st Place Skydive Sacramento Pro/Am – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Distance

1st Place FLCPA Z-Hills #1 (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Distance)

1st Place FLCPA Z-Hills #2 (1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy)

3rd Place World Cup of Canopy Piloting – 1st Place Zone Accuracy

2nd Place Skydive 99 Grand Prix – 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Speed, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy

2nd Place 2015 DISL Meet #1 – 1st Place Distance, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy

3rd Place 2015 Speed Sun Path Open

5th Place 2015 Swoop Challenge, Copenhagen – 2nd Place Qualifying

1st Place 2014 Pink Open Klatovy, Czech Republic – 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Speed, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy

1st Place Zone Accuracy 2014 5th Dubai International Parachuting Championship

1st Place 2014 Overall Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Z-Hills #1 (1st Place Zone Accuracy), 1st Place Z-Hills #2 (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed), 2nd Place Raeford (1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed), 2nd Place The Farm (2nd Place Zone Accuracy, 3rd Place Speed), 4th Place Z-Hills #3

1st Place 2014 Swedish Skydive Crew Cup – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Speed

2nd Place 2014 US Canopy Piloting National Championship – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Freestyle, 3rd Place Speed

2nd Place 2014 Sun Path Open – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Distance, 3rd Place Speed

3rd Place 2014 Tvier Tvo Competition – 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Speed, 3rd Place Freestyle

3rd Place Freestyle 2014 5th Dubai International Parachuting Championship

7th Place 2014 King of Swoop – 3rd Place Speed

1st Place 2013 4th Dubai International Parachuting Championship – 1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy, 3rd Place Freestyle

1st Place Overall 2013 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Raeford, 1st Place The Farm, 2nd Place Z-Hills

1st Place Accuracy 2013 Lord of the Strings PD Project Orange

2nd Place 2013 US Canopy Piloting National Championship – 1st Place Distance, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy,     3rd Place Speed, 1st Place Freestyle

2nd Place 2013 Pink Canopy Open Klatovy, Czech Republic – 1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance

2nd Place Distance 2013 Sun Path Products Canopy Piloting Open Raeford

2nd Place Overall 2012 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 2nd Place Z-Hills, 3rd Place The Farm Meet #3, 3rd Place The Farm Meet #5

2nd Place 2012 PD Tveir Competition – 2nd Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance, 3rd Place Kriss Kross, 3rd Place Freestyle

1st Place 2011 3rd Dubai International Parachuting Championship – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Freestyle

2nd Place 2011 PD Big Boy Pants – 1st Place Zone Accuracy

3rd Place Speed 2011 World Cup of Canopy Piloting

3rd Place 2011 FLCPA Zephyrhills

6th Place 2011 US Canopy Piloting National Championship

2nd Place Overall 2010 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Palatka, 2nd Place Sebastian, 2nd Place The Farm

5th Place 2010 Canopy Piloting World Championships – 2nd Place Freestyle

2009 Earned Pro Swoop Card

1st Place Overall 2009 Canopy Piloting Circuit

1st Place Overall 2009 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place The Farm, 2nd Place Raeford

6th Place 2009 US Canopy Piloting National Championship

 

 

 

 

 

Competed in 85 Competitions with 35 Wins

41.18% Win Rate

71 Overall Podium Finish Medals

83.53% Podium Finish Rate

38 Zone Accuracy Medals

33 Speed Medals

28 Distance Medals

12 Freestyle Medals