Did you know that sand-bagging has been re-defined for the Clash of Champions?
posted: Jul 2nd, 2015 The story on May 11th brought great news to teams who usually don't expect much of awards and prizes when they attend an indoor or outdoor competition. The Clash of Champions at Inflight Dubai had announced a total of $33,000 cash prizes only for the A and AA Class competition this December.
A new update on June 16th then explained that Formation Skydiving Coordinator and Chief Judge Pete Allum and Meet Director Iain Scott Macdonald would apply a "sand-bagging rule" for these two categories:
"If your team (as an entirety) has previously won AA or A in a previous national skydiving championship... (more)
Did you know that last weekend's meet videos show the Remscheid potential?
posted: Jul 1st, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News update on June 28th included the competition videos of the German team AtomiX, one of the expected medal contenders at this year's national championships.
AtomiX had finished last weekend's 8-round battle with Remscheid at a regional event, the Nord Cup 2015, one point behind in 2nd place. Remscheid, with a very experienced lineup of German national 4-way and 8-way champions in the past two decades, was the favorite in this 2-team battle and did not expect the younger and newer team to be so close.
However, videos of Remscheid's eight competition rounds at the... (more)
Did you know that Steve Lefkowitz scored for iFLY Seattle's Indoor Cloud League team?
posted: Jun 30th, 2015 The end of the month increases once again the coverage of the Indoor Cloud League activities. Yesterday's Sun Path Products NSL News update reported that SkyVenture Montreal took away the top position from the Hurricane Factory by four points.
Earlier last week, and shortly after the June meet of the Northwest Skydiving League, iFLY Seattle had added the scores and videos for the six indoor categories to the ICL leaderboard for June. iFLY Seattle finished with a total of 114 points and is currently in 4th place.
NWSL Director Deb Correia said that her iFLY Seattle team had scheduled one main... (more)
Did you know that three SkyVenture Montreal lineups joined Indoor Cloud League forces to take the June lead?
posted: Jun 29th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News posted Indoor Cloud League videos from SkyVenture Montreal with the story on May 21st, which covered the "Chuteless Devils", very young Canadian indoor 4-way flyers.
The scores of the "Chuteless Devils" were submitted too late for the month of April, however, they would have lifted SkyVenture Montreal from 6th to 2nd place. The conclusion was obvious: "SkyVenture Montreal, with the Bisson family and the new junior team, will soon be back charging for the top of the ICL leaderboard..."
In fact, Richard Bisson and Katie Woods were back a month later with scores... (more)
Did you know that AtomiX and Remscheid continue with last year's battle for German silver medals?
posted: Jun 28th, 2015 Two German teams had an interesting 1-point battle at a small regional 4-way competition near Berlin this weekend, and the scores provide a preview of the situation at this year's national championships.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has followed the progression of the young German team AtomiX for several years. The last update introduced new team member Janine Tillenburg on November 9th, 2014.
Another update from Germany also introduced the new lineup of team Remscheid on April 14th. German national 4-way team Airbus Illertissen and Remscheid had both posted their first 2015 scores at the... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed and Aerodyne Aerokart are the only club members on the 27-pointer level?
posted: Jun 27th, 2015 It's about time to complete the introduction of the new "4-way Indoor Elite Club" that the Sun Path Products NSL News introduced on June 19th with the three teams on the 23-pointer level.
The story on June 23rd had followed up with the two teams on the 24-pointer level, and there are only three more teams left on even higher levels: NMP-PCH Hayabusa, Arizona Airspeed and the French national 4-way team.
The majority of the SKYLEAGUE.COM audience had easily provided the correct answer to the previous poll question, that Hayabusa owns the highest indoor meet average in history. It was tempting... (more)