About Shelly Delaney
Shelly Delaney, is a co-founder of Manufactory and an accomplished skydiver, and began her career in the fashion industry as a product specialist and designer for Ripcurl and other fashion brands. Born in Geelong, Australia, Shelly’s passion for Paris and clothing saw her start her career with an advanced diploma in clothing industry studies followed by a study tour of Europe. Shelly is a credited pastry chef, studying in Melbourne under Kirsten Tibballs, running her own side hustle creating entremets and petit gateaux.
In late 2008, after spending time at Skydive Nagambie, Shelly took her own leap into the sport of skydiving, embarking on a journey that earnt her 3 world records, for skydiving and wind tunnel flying. Inspired by fellow female athletes like Melissa Nelson, Shelly became part of skydiving history flying in the all womens skydiving world record formation in 2013.