MANADO, ZONAUTARA.com – Manado International Open Parachuting 2017 on 16-22 October 2017 followed by athlete from Indonesia and abroad also. Marina Plaza area as a landed point.
An athlete from Indonesia, especially Manado city, Pingkan Mandagi, daughter of a parachutist legend Theo Mandagi. Pingkan is a Senior in parachuting had achieve so many achievements in National and International also.
She is keep up her father being a parachuting athlete since 1991. She was born in Bandung 15 December 1974, begin an athlete since sixteen years old. And had 2500 jump and get a lot of gold medals. So, she just like ‘A Sheen Star On Manado City’. She has a brother Petra Mandagi who also a jumper.
Pingkan has won 13 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze medals. Pekan Olahraga Nasional (PON) in 1993-2016 got 11 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medals.
Another appreciation of Pingkan, Best Female Athlete of Aero Sport Indonesia (PB-Fasi) 1995, Inspirational Woman Sport 2009, Indonesia Woman Achivement in Ministry of Women Empowerment 2009, an Activist of Adventure Sports Indonesia 2012, and the best athlete jumper in North Sulawesi province 2013.
Such an inspiring woman.
Editor: Ronny A. Buol