Archana Sardana is India’s first and only woman BASE (Building, Antenna, Span and Earth) jumper. She is also an accomplished skydiver, mountaineer, and scuba diver instructor. Archana has pulled off 335 skydives and multiple BASE jumps across the globe, and is also the first woman Master Scuba Diver Trainer in India.
Since discovering her love for adventure sports, Archana Sardana - who graduated as an interior designer - completed Adventure and Advanced Mountaineering courses from the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.
She has since become a certified skydiver and India's first - and till date only - woman BASE (Building, Antenna, Span and Earth) jumper, having performed several skydives and BASE jumps across the world.
Archana was the first Indian to skydive with the Indian Flag in USA and the first Indian to BASE Jump the KL Tower, Malaysia, with the Indian Flag.
That's not all - Archana is also the only Indian woman to be certified by Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), USA, as Master Scuba Diver Trainer, and has undertaken multiple deep sea scuba dives at various parts of the globe.