Did you know that Bad Boys and HF Junior Cubs combined for 63 Indoor Cloud League November points?
posted: Nov 20th, 2015 It was no big surprise when the Czech teams at the Hurricane Factory in Prague followed up on the first November Indoor Cloud League scores from iFLY Orlando with new highscores.
In fact, Florida's team could hold off only one of the six Czech teams who posted a total of 122 points for the six November sequences.
Two of the Czech teams who scored for the Hurricane Factory this month had recently competed on their home turf at the 1st FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships. The Bad Boys made both cuts after Round 8 and Round 9 and placed 6th in the 4-way Open Class with a 23.4 average, which... (more)
Did you know that Parachute Montreal Fuzion is getting ready for the World Air Games?
posted: Nov 19th, 2015 The upcoming double-header in Dubai, Clash of Champions and World Air Games 2015, brings the best 4-way and 8-way teams in the world together at the end of the year and will probably cause some adjustments of the outdoor and indoor team world rankings.
The Canadian national team in 4-way Women, Parachute Montreal Fuzion, added a quick visit in DeLand to the team's preparations for the World Air Games after a short training season in Canada, due to bad weather in the summer.
The team members said that their great group dynamics and matching goals allow them to come to agreements easily, and... (more)
Did you know that Mark Kirkby outscored Kirk Verner by two points in Eloy?
posted: Nov 18th, 2015 The toughest battle of the AAA/Open Class competition at the USPA Nationals 2015 took place behind the Top 4 full-time teams and the unofficial US amateur champion 2015, Hg XP.
Prestige Worldwide (6th) and Verve XP (9th) were separated by only six points, while EOS and Dallas 350 also finished within this margin. The special leaderboard of these four teams shows that the highscores for the ten rounds were almost equally shared.
Prestige Worldwide was actually trying to stay close to their 8-way team mates in Hg XP, while Dallas was mainly involved in the Texas showdown with Spaceland Lite.... (more)
Did you know that Inflight Dubai is set to host the Clash of Champions 2015?
posted: Nov 17th, 2015 The world's greatest indoor tunnel flyers will descend on Dubai next week when the United Arab Emirates plays host to the 2015 Clash Of Champions, the world's richest indoor tunnel flying event, from November 26-28.
To be staged at Inflight Dubai under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mo-hammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the three-day tournament will feature international teams from across the globe - including national teams from the USA, Canada, Russia and France - as they battle for a share of $200,000, the richest prize in the history of indoor tunnel flying.
Did you know that Mercury XP won the unofficial 2015 US amateur title?
posted: Nov 16th, 2015 The competition for the unofficial US amateur title in the AAA/Open Class competition has been taking place right behind the Top 4 teams at the USPA Nationals in the past years.
The story of the amateur title began at the USPA Nationals 2007 when Mass Defiance (Ben Liston, Brian Stephens, Jim Rees, John Silva, Steve "Scuba" Feldman on camera) posted the impressive 19.3 average in the AAA/Open Class, which would last for several years as the unofficial amateur record average.
DNR (James "Malibu" Klinge, Ben Liston, Brian Stephens, Steve Johnson, Pat Walker on camera) eventually shattered this... (more)
Did you know that Golden Knights and Carolina Turbo XP both scored team record averages in Eloy?
posted: Nov 15th, 2015 The USPA Nationals 2015 featured once again the duel for Open Class bronze medals between Golden Knights and Carolina Turbo XP, which has taken place right behind the two top teams, Arizona Airspeed and SDC Rhythm XP, in the past years.
It was not always like that. Both teams competed together in the Open Class for the first time at the USPA Nationals 2011, where they placed 8th (Golden Knights) and 10th (Turbo). A year later, they finished in 3rd (Golden Knights) and 6th (Turbo) place.
They were finally locked into their 3rd and 4th places at the USPA Nationals 2013, which has not changed... (more)
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