The Team

Anna Hicks

Anna Hicks (Point)

  • 4600 Jumps
  • 150+ hours in wind tunnel
  • 17 years in the sport
  • British Open Nationals gold in 2019 and 2018
  • 2013 World Cup bronze & European Silver, 2016 World Championships bronze, 2016 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving bronze, 2018 European Indoor Championships silver, 2018 World Championships silver, 2018 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving gold, in Female 4-way formation Skydiving and 2019 World Cup silver
  • British Parachute Association Accelerated Freefall Instructor and formation skydiving coach
  • Doctor, and skydiving instructor at Skydive Netheravon

Vana Parker

Vana Parker (Inside Centre)

  • 7900 Jumps
  • Hours in wind tunnel – 100s
  • 23 years in the sport
  • Represented Team GB: 1st World Indoor Championships in 2015 in 4 way open
  • Represented South Africa: World Championships 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • British Open Nationals Gold 2014 with team Voodoo, British Open Nationals golds in 2019 and 2018 with NFTO
  • 2016 World Championships bronze, 2016 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving bronze, 2018 European Indoor Championships silver, 2018 World Championships silver, 2018 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving gold,  in Female 4-way formation Skydiving and 2019 World Cup silver
  • South African Nationals – Gold in 9 years in a row
  • Records include 100 jumps in one day in team of 4 in 2003
  • Occupation – Sports therapist.

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Sian Stokes (Tail)

  • 7100 jumps
  • Hours in wind tunnel – 100s and 100s!
  • 12 years in the sport
  • 8-way British National Championships gold in 2015. British Open Nationals gold 2019 and 2018
  • 2013 World Cup bronze & European silver, 2015 Indoor World Championships silver, 2016 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving silver, 2018 European Indoor Championships silver, 2018 World Championships silver, 2018 World Cup of Indoor Skydiving gold, in Female 4-way formation Skydiving and 2019 World Cup silver
  • British Parachute Association Accelerated Freefall Instructor and formation skydiving coach
  • Full time professional skydiver

Julia Swallow

Julia Swallow (Outside Centre)

  • 8500 jumps
  • 8 x British National Champion 4-way Open gold medals and 1 x British National Champion 8-way Open gold medals
  • Bronze Medal World Cup 4-way Open
  • World Champion 4-way Female
  • World Record Holder 2 Point 121 Way
  • Female British Record Holder – 50 and 72 Way (Largest Formation)
  • Female World Record Holder (most number of formations in 4-way)
  • Halle Berry Stunt Double in Bond Film ‘Die Another Day’
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Simon Brentford (Cameraman)

  • 4,600 jumps
  • 26 years in the sport
  • Gold medals: 4-way AAA 2004 Nationals (as Point), Speed Skydiving 3 times, 8-way Senior with MicroClim8 in 2019. British Open Nationals gold 2019 and 2018 with NFTO
  • 2019 World Cup silver, 2018 World Championships silver and 2016 World Skydiving Championships bronze
  • Represented UK in 4-way as cameraman in World Air Games 2015 Dubai (came 4th), Speed Skydiving Mondial World Championships 2012 Dubai (came 6th) and Saarlouis, Germany at World Cup 2011
  • FS, Camera and Wingsuit coach
  • BASE Jumper with over 1000 jumps, 260 different objects. Participant in the world record 30-way antenna big way jump off the Ostankino Radio Tower in Moscow
  • Website Developer

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