Did you know that the Qatar Tigers continue their pursuit of the world's TOP 6?
posted: May 3rd, 2015 The Qatar Tigers appeared on the SKYLEAGUE.COM leaderboard the first time in January 2011 after competing at the DIPC 2011, and they have been a part of the international 4-way community ever since.
Coach Luc Verstrepen, former NMP-PCH Hayabusa member, guided his 2012 lineup (Fahad Aljehani, Rashid Alkubaisi, Hamad Almari, Aziz Alshamari, with Pavel Skotak on camera) through Qatar's first world meet in Dubai 2012 where they finished short of the semifinals with a 17.0 average after Round 8.
Unfortunately, the Qatar Tigers then missed the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014... (more)
Did you know that Dubai offers a new indoor/outdoor combo at the end of the year?
posted: May 2nd, 2015 The Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships have offered a unique and attractive combination for Formation Skydiving competition teams in 2014 and 2015.
The teams still had to travel from Raeford (North Carolina) to DeLand (Florida) to attend both events. However, the indoor/outdoor combo required only one week of time, including both weekends, unless teams extended the visit for additional training before or after the meets.
A new indoor/outdoor combo has now been added to the 2015 schedule, and it does not require additional traveling, once the teams have arrived at the location of... (more)
Did you know that the Indoor Cloud League gets busy at the end of each month?
posted: May 1st, 2015 The Indoor Cloud League competition always heats up towards the end of each month. That's the time when the collected footage of each team's performances is being sorted and uploaded, or when the teams submit new videos with better scores than the previously posted ones.
SkyVenture New Hampshire posted the first videos and scores in April, iFLY Orlando and Hurricane Factory followed up not much later. iFLY Seattle was next with new scores, and the group's RR Class lineup is currently winning this category. Djordje Mandaric and Dmitry Rudchenko guided Nancy McFadden and Jay Alspach to the 25-pointer.... (more)
Did you know that Niklas Hemlin provided a new Airspeed update?
posted: Apr 30th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News story on February 17th provided an update from the Arizona Airspeed headquarters in Eloy after the Wind Games 2015 and before the Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships 2015.
Niklas Hemlin explained that his team was in an "experimental phase" at that time. Airspeed actually continued with trying more and different options for the continuity plan throughout the next two meets in Raeford and DeLand, as Niklas Hemlin now told the Sun Path Products NSL News during a new live NSL Talk on Tuesday.
He was on his way to a training camp with two teams from Brazil... (more)
Did you know that No Mercy and Flyspot Chicks from Poland combined for the 4th place?
posted: Apr 29th, 2015 The A Class is a very popular and competitive category at the World Challenge 2015.
The National Skydiving League had introduced two new 4-way categories at the end of the 2001 season to offer more skydivers on the grass root level a better fitting 4-way arena, with dive pools and sequences according to skills and experience level. The addition of A and Rookie Class completed the set of NSL categories for the 2002 season, which is still unchanged.
The A Class was in fact the second best attended category at the World Challenge 2015. Host Paul Mayer launched the event only with AAA Class competition... (more)
Did you know that Tanay's focus is on 8-way competition?
posted: Apr 28th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on April 14th how the German 8-way team Airbus München plans to defend the national title this year and compete for Germany at the Mondial 2016 in the USA. The German plan is to train with two 4-way teams (Airbus/Remscheid) and add a few 8-way jumps here and there during the synchronized training camps. Airbus München visited Skydive DeLand a few weeks ago for one of the synchronized camps, with the main focus on 4-way training.
The Russian 8-way team Tanay came to the same place just a few weeks later and completed their 1-week training camp with 70... (more)