Did you know that the World Challenge celebrates its 10-year anniversary this April?
posted: Jan 19th, 2015 It's time to take a closer look at the 2015 schedule, as it will not be too long until the first major events of the year will be around the corner.
SDC Rhythm XP's center inside Christy Frikken mentioned the "Bedrock Showdown" during the NSL Talk on 13 January 2015 to explain her team's travel agenda for the annual spring meet tour.
She meant the three events that have launched the annual international competition season in the past years: Paraclete XP Indoor... (more)
Did you know that Lithuania's team Equinox concluded the A Class experience with a 20.2 average at Flyspot?
posted: Jan 18th, 2015 The Polish Indoor Open 2014 also included an A Class competition where three teams created a very interesting leaderboard.
Equinox, the winner from Lithuania, won or tied the highscores for all ten rounds. However, the other two teams from Poland were able to keep up with the Equinox pace in two rounds, while they battled with each other throughout the whole competition.
The all-female lineup of the Flyspot Chicks eventually won this duel by four points in the team's first competition ever. Coach Gordon Hodgkinson... (more)
Did you know that the Hurricane Factory posted a new Indoor Cloud League record total?
posted: Jan 17th, 2015 The total of 175 points was the highest result so far in the young history of the Indoor Cloud League. Jan Klapka's Czech group of 4-way teams put together this record number in March 2014 at the Hurricane Factory in Prague.
The record total was strongly supported by the 42-pointer that Rookie Class team HF Chicks contributed for the RR Class sequence (M-K-F). The HF Chicks then competed a few weeks later at the World Challenge 2014 and won the Rookie Class with... (more)
Did you know that four Czech AA Class teams move closer to the 3-time winner PB Fire?
posted: Jan 16th, 2015 The 4-way teams in the Czech Republic completed their 3rd indoor meet of the 2014/2015 winter season this Thursday at the Hurricane Factory in Prague.
14 teams had attended the first meets in November and December, and only the HF Chicks missed this week's competition. The Bad Boys added their next 20+ average to the team record before traveling to Spain next week for the Wind Games.
The Flying Circus has taken a dominating position in the Rookie Class competition of five teams at each meet. Flying Circus (Lukas Kaderabek, Martina Vavackova, Dagmar Bezdekova, Hana Weinlichova, Lenka Dvorakova)... (more)
Did you know that Rotor Out won the 7th national 4-way title in Australia last week?
posted: Jan 15th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 23 April 2014 that Rotor Out won the Australian Nationals 2014. Today's update is the same news one 4-way season later. Rotor Out defended the title successfully last week.
There was still not much competition for the defending champions. However, there were still interesting changes. The same story in April 2014 mentioned that none of original team members (Steph Bensley, Jens Goennemann, Gary Nemirovsky, Darren Pearson, with Darren Griggs on camera) were in the current Rotor Out lineup... (more)
Did you know that the tie-breaking rules are once again under IPC scrutiny?
posted: Jan 14th, 2015 The annual meeting of the representatives of the sport is coming closer. The plenary meeting of the International Parachuting Commission (IPC) begins on January 27th in Bulgaria. It's the event where the IPC delegates of each country decide over rules and regulations for all skydiving categories.
Each skydiving discipline has a subcommittee that prepares the topics for the votes by the plenum. Formation Skydiving competition gets the attention of currently nine committee members (Chair Trude Sviggum - Norway, Deputy Chair Mark Szulmayer - Australia, Eric Heinsheimer - USA, Kirk Verner - USA,... (more)