World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Curtis Bartholomew

Sport Canopy Piloting
Gender M
Ranking 1
Nationality USA
Year of birth 1985
Start year in the sport 2006
Experience 5400 jumps
Best achievement in competition World Champion

What equipment do you use?

Performance Desings Parachutes, Mirage Containers, Skysystems Helmets, Larsen and Brusgaard Altimeters, Liquidsky Jumpsuits, Cypress 2 AAD

What do you hope to achieve at The World Games?

I hope to bring awareness of our sport to the general public and put on a good entertaining show. Our sport is not seen by the general public and it is a great opportunity to show them how exciting it can be. I also hope to have a spot on the overall po

How do you describe yourself ?

I am a very driven and motivated person. I give every I do 110% and I am willing to make sacrifices to accomplish my goals. At the same time I am very easy going and down to earth on a personal level. Some other things to describe me would be focused,

What does air sport mean to you?

My air sport means everything to me. It has become my life. I live it every day and I gave up a career outside of my sport so that I can be involved in Skydiving every day. I love getting up and going to work in the morning so that I can push our sport

What plans do you have for after The World Games?

I plan to defend my World Championship title in the future and hope to add a few more titles to my list of accomplishments. Our team, Alter Ego, is also working on organizing a competition series in the US and we are working on getting it televised so th

Any final comments?

I would like to say that it is a great opportunity to be able to represent my sport at such a prestigious event.