Did you know that the World Cup showdown in 4-way Women is just around the corner?
posted: Aug 18th, 2015 The situation in 4-way Women at the FAI World Cup 2015 is very different compared to the expected 4-way Open Class competition that the Sun Path Products NSL News covered with the first preview on August 14th.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa will most likely walk away with the gold medals, and serious battles can only be expected for the other medal positions and the slots in the semifinals and finals.
The teams in 4-way Women don't have to worry about making all ten rounds or not. The... (more)
Did you know that Northwest and Florida battled hard in the AA Class?
posted: Aug 17th, 2015 The French 4-way teams had the AAA Class leaderboard for themselves last week, and there was not much serious competition for the top spots between the three medal winners. That was completely different in the AA Class, where teams from the Florida and the Northwest Skydiving League had two tight battles for the 1st and the 3rd place.
The first duel took place between the JOES from the Northwest and DeLand Flashpoint from Florida, and it ended with a 2-point advantage for the DeLand team. The videos of both teams are showing how it happened.
The JOES and DeLand Flashpoint are both trying... (more)
Did you know that the French Girls are showing progression?
posted: Aug 17th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News coverage of last week's events begins with the French Nationals 2015.
Ten rounds were on the French agenda at the competition in Vichy, and only four were eventually completed. It was a good start with three rounds on Thursday, however, the weather and meet conditions then allowed only one more round for the 4-way teams, while the French 8-way teams completed a total of five rounds.
The French national teams in 4-way Open and 8-way did not compete in Vichy, even though several members once again joined the lineups that they have been jumping with at the two... (more)
Did you know that iFLY Orlando opened the Indoor Cloud League August competition with 102 points?
posted: Aug 16th, 2015 The first Indoor Cloud League scores and videos for the August sequences are posted, and a complete set for the six categories was provided by the Florida Skydiving League team at iFLY Orlando.
The FSL group met last Thursday for the first tunnel night this month, just a few days before the next outdoor competition. The 18 FSL flyers put together six different lineups, and four of them contributed scoring points to iFLY Orlando's ICL August account for a total of 102 points.
Hal Spence, Sebastian Jimenez, James Hall and Kurt Gaebel posted... (more)
Did you know that that 22 teams have signed up for the 4-way Open Class competition at the World Cup 2015?
posted: Aug 14th, 2015 The next major 2015 event is the FAI World Cup in Teuge, Netherlands, and it will bring together a very interesting and competitive field in all traditional Formation Skydiving events (4-way Open, 4-way Women, 8-way Open).
As usual, the 4-way Open Class competition is the best attended event, and a total of 22 teams from 14 different nations were registered in July. Five additional 4-way teams from five different nations have signed for the competition in 4-way Women, and eight 8-way teams from eight different nations complete the traditional field in Formation Skydiving competition. Seven teams... (more)
Did you know that the Czech 4-way story is like a fairy tale?
posted: Aug 13th, 2015 I did not even know there was 4-way competition in the Czech Republic before I met Jan Klapka. That was more than 10 years ago, when he visited DeLand with his 4-way team, the Bad Boys.
We had connected before we met in person, as he was very interested in the National Skydiving League and its international 4-way network. In fact, together we had prepared the first season of the Czech Republic Skydiving League in 2005 before we shared our first beer in DeLand.
I was born and raised in Germany, when there was no Czech Republic; Czechoslovakia was our neighboring country when I grew up, and... (more)