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About Vince

“I believe that if you dream big and if you love what you do everything is possible.”  — Vince

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Name

Vincent Reffet (Vince)

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Date of Birth

September 15, 1984

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Nationality

France

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Profession / Qualifications

Professional Skydiver (17000 jumps) – BASE Jumper (1400 jumps) – Wingsuit Pilot (Since 2002) – Skydive Instructor – Red Bull Athlete – Jetman Pilot – Private Pilot License (PPL) – Wind Tunnel Instructor (1000 hours) – Speed Riding Pioneer and Instructor

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Languages

Fluent in French & English. Semi Fluent in Spanish.

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Other Sports / Hobbies

Kite Surfing, Surfing, Skiing and Paragliding

 

Check out my Red Bull athlete profile here.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Make history by flying into the open door of a Pilatus Porter in mid-air after BASE jumping from the summit of the Jungfrau in the Swiss Alps
  • Vince’s 10 year swooping harness prototype becomes a reality: MUTANT by UPT.
  • Vince (after 5 years of training) is officially announced as Yves ‘Jetman’ Rossy’s protégé and performs world’s first-ever twin human formation flight in Dubai and also that same year flew alongside Emirates-owned Airbus A380.

  • Record-breaking: High altitude (33,000ft) FreeFly Skydiving and mountain swoop above the highest European mountain, Mont Blanc.

    Guinness World Record BASE Jump from the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai

  • Soul Flyers become official Red Bull Athletes.
  • Soul Flyers are redefining the limits of BASE jumping by performing figures never before seen from a cliff: they invent the FreeFly BASE.
  • Winner of the World Games – in Kaoshing (Taiwan).
  • World Champion – in Maubeuge (France).
  • World Champion – in Gera (Germany).

  • Winner of the World Games – in Duisburg (Germany).

    Winner of the World Cup – in Eloy (USA)

  • World Champion – in Boituva (Brazil)

    French Champion – in Vannes (France).

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