Did you know that the live coverage from the FAI World Cup in Teuge saved the best for last?
posted: Sep 11th, 2015 The FAI World Cup 2015 has been completed successfully in all events. In fact, the end of the competition came one day earlier than scheduled. Saturday is now available for fun jumping after sleeping in, and the closing party will take place at the end of the day.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has saved the best of the live coverage for last. The aftermath of the event will continue for a while, and it will include a lot of recorded footage and all the competition jumps. However, the conclusion of the live coverage from Teuge is the NSL Talk conversation with NMP-PCH Hayabusa and the videos... (more)
Did you know that the 4-way duelists were in the same planes this morning?
posted: Sep 11th, 2015 Friday morning welcomes the teams and competitors at the FAI World Cup 2015 once again with blue skies. Nothing is in the way for the semifinals and finals on the last day of the competition. Most likely, the event will be concluded a day earlier than scheduled.
The Sun Path Products NSL News brought the drama of the race for the slots in the final round to the attention of the audience yesterday. Final Fire from Austria and Barguzin from Russia have their own duel for the 6th place in the World Cup rankings in Round 9, while AtomiX YUU from Germany and Ex3mo from Italy battle it out for the... (more)
Did you know that the Fun Flag seems to be in German hands?
posted: Sep 10th, 2015 Mike Pennock's plan worked out perfectly for the third day of the FAI World Cup 2015, and the Formation Skydiving competition teams are exactly at the point where they were expected to be at the end of the day. That's according to the number of competition jumps, not necessarily according to the expected rankings and scoring levels...
It is somehow surprising that the Qatar Tigers are ahead of M8trix in the 8-way competition. Gary Smith, Chris Talbert and Joey Jones discussed the player/coaching conflict situation earlier during the NSL Talk. Gary Smith competes with M8trix and coaches the Qatar... (more)
Did you know that Round 9 will feature two battles for a slot in the finals?
posted: Sep 10th, 2015 The three rounds of 4-way competition have been completed at the FAI World Cup 2015, and the 8-way teams are getting ready for their turn on Thursday afternoon.
The qualified teams for the 4-way semifinals and finals have been announced officially, and there will be a total of 13 teams who will add Round 9 to their meet experience. The Top 10 teams after Round 8 on the World Cup leaderboard include the three teams from Russia (Black Cat, XO Team, Barguzin) and the two teams from France (VR4 France, Artemis Saumur), as up to four teams can officially compete for each nation.
Three more teams... (more)
Did you know that there is a horse race for slots in Round 10?
posted: Sep 10th, 2015 Thursday morning at the FAI World Cup 2015 is dedicated to 4-way competition, and the 8-way teams will follow in the afternoon. Event organizer Mike Pennock said that he plans to complete three rounds (6 - 8) and then have the semifinal (9) and final (10) rounds on Friday.
The first 4-way load took off as scheduled at 8 am. The weather was perfect, with blue skies and light winds. The temperatures were on the lower side, as the new NSL-TV video clip shows, and there was still no reason for any delays.
Today's three rounds are important for several teams. There is a cut after Round 8, and... (more)
Did you know that everything is on schedule at the FAI World Cup 2015?
posted: Sep 9th, 2015 Everything is on schedule at the FAI World Cup 2015. It is in fact quite impressive how the host calmly deals with all obstacles that he has to deal with.
The weather has not been cooperating perfectly at all. Rain, clouds and morning fog caused delays and interruptions, while the restricted air space near Amsterdam's international airport in Schiphol requires very close cooperation and coordination with the control tower of the very highly frequented airport.
The management of the Paracentrum Teuge is simply used to work closely together with the commercial air traffic control on a regular... (more)