Did you know that the Northern Plains have to paypal a case of beer to Texas?
posted: Jul 27th, 2015 The teams of the Northern Plains Skydiving League completed their 6-round meet in all four categories on Sunday. NPSL Director Al BeVier said that his teams and competitors enjoyed the live atmosphere of the competition on Saturday, when the teams at the Texas Shootout competed at the same time.
Meet Director Devon Shows, Spaceland Lite member, made the scores from Texas available round by round, which gave all teams the opportunity to compare directly at any time. Al BeVier said that it added to the usual meet atmosphere: "Good times had by all."
There was even more behind the indirect competition... (more)
Did you know that Heart of Texas followed up on the Skydive Midwest Next message?
posted: Jul 25th, 2015 The competition between teams of the Northern Plains Skydiving League and at the Texas Shootout took place in three of the four categories. It is not over yet, even though the teams in Texas have completed all six rounds at Skydive Spaceland.
All scores were uploaded round by round throughout the day, and Skydive Twin Cities could not keep up with the pace at Spaceland. NPSL Director Al BeVier said that his teams will complete the meet on Sunday.
The AA Class is the most competitive category of this league duel, where six teams from Texas and three NPSL teams share the combined leaderboard.... (more)
Did you know that the Rookie Class teams won last weekend's 4-way competition?
posted: Jul 24th, 2015 Last weekend's overall leaderboard has been completed just in time before new scores will be posted tomorrow. Teams from Texas and Northern Plains are challenging each other, and the new leaderboard will be updated on a regular basis.
The last leaderboard features a rare and greatly appreciated outcome. The Rookie Class competition turned out to be the most popular one, with 15 teams posting scores in three different countries. The addition of four Rookie Class teams from the Midwest Skydiving League eventually outnumbered the 13 AA and 13 A Class teams. Nine British Rookie Class teams and two... (more)
Did you know that boys and girls can all win money at the Clash of Champions?
posted: Jul 23rd, 2015 The Clash of Champions at Inflight Dubai in November this year applies many competition categories. In addition to 4-way AAA - AA - A and 8-way in Formation Skydiving, there is also Dynamic 2-way and 4-way, a Best Trick competition and a Surprise event.
Only the 4-way AAA Class competition and both Dynamic events (4-way and 2-way) apply the same new FAI/IPC indoor rules and regulations, which will also be used at the 1st FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships 2015 in October at the Hurricane Factory in Prague.
The Paraclete XP Indoor Championship has been including AA Class teams, 8-way... (more)
Did you know that Florida improved the Indoor Cloud League scores at iFLY Orlando in vain?
posted: Jul 22nd, 2015 The Hurricane Factory has taken the lead for the Indoor Cloud League July competition, and the first complete Junior team scored for Jan Klapka's Czech group. The Sun Path Products NSL News will follow up with more information soon.
In the meantime, a small group of Indoor Cloud League competitors in Florida tried to improve the first scores that a different group had posted on July 2nd at iFLY Orlando.
The leaderboard of the internal competition between the team on July 2nd and the one on July 16th shows that the scores in five of the six categories were higher and would have added 25 points... (more)
Did you know that the Northwestern success of indoor/outdoor symbiosis became measurable last weekend?
posted: Jul 21st, 2015 It is nothing new that indoor and outdoor training can be mutually very beneficial.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has covered the relationship between the indoor and outdoor world many times, and very specifically on June 25th.
The story explained how the Northwest Skydiving League teams and competitors use the iFLY Seattle facilities and the Indoor Cloud League activities with great results. The success of the NWSL indoor/outdoor combination became even measurable last weekend.
Two NWSL teams, the JOES in the AA Class and Fun Sponge in the A Class, are currently on top of last weekend's... (more)