Jeannie Bartholomew has made over 5,000 skydives, both as a professional skydiving videographer and as a competitive skydiver. Jeannie now ranks as the top professional female canopy pilot in the United States.


With her husband Curt, Jeannie runs the Alter Ego Project, a canopy piloting school offering canopy piloting instruction to novice and professional skydivers around the world.

Jeannie Bartholomew

Jean K Reilly

Curt Bartholomew

Who We Are

Jean Reilly started her career in event planning in 2000 and is the owner of Masterful Wine Events with offices in New York City and Orlando. She is also a professional skydiver with over 1100 jumps under her belt.


She holds both the coach rating and is pro rated, allowing her to jump into the most challenging exhibition jumps.

Curt Bartholomew has over 10 years of experience in skydiving and has made over 7,000 skydives. He is the 4-time Florida Canopy (=Parachute) Piloting Champion, the 3-time US National Champion and the 5-time World Canopy Piloting Champion. 


Curt trains at Skydive Deland in Central Florida where he holds celebrity status among his fellow skydivers.