Did you know that 4Astrophe and Fuzion have serious family business this weekend?
posted: Mar 21st, 2015 The 3rd Canadian Indoor Skydiving Championship 2015 is hosted by iFLY Toronto for the first time this year.
The indoor competition offers three categories (AAA - AA - A) and a total of 13 teams are scheduled for eight rounds in the 14-foot flying chamber.
The field includes several well know teams and names. The Canadian national team in 4-way Women, Parachute Montreal Fuzion, is the top contender in the absence of Evolution. However, one Evolution member is trying to make it as difficult as possible for Fuzion, Katie Woods, who competes for 4Astrophe this weekend.Canadian Indoor 2015Round... (more)
Did you know that the Bad Boys fended off the HF Chicks by one single point?
posted: Mar 20th, 2015 14 Czech 4-way teams attended the March indoor competition at the Hurricane Factory on Thursday night. It was the highest participation this year and matched the 14-team record participation of 2014.
It was the last test at the same time for the five teams who will soon travel to Bodyflight Bedford and represent the Czech Republic at the World Challenge 2015.
It was a tough test for the AAA Class teams, due to the block-heavy competition draw. None of the three teams were able to beat or get even close to their previous record averages. 21 of the 22 blocks were drawn, with the popular Block... (more)
Did you know that Black Cat members have a busy 4-way and 8-way schedule?
posted: Mar 19th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News had featured the history of the Russian 4-way team Black Cat with the story on 28 September. Black Cat had won the Russian 4-way gold medals at the national championships last year.
Black Cat competed again at the 5th Dubai International Parachuting Championship and then came to DeLand for the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015 as the reigning Russian 4-way champions.
Three of the original Black Cat members (Vasiliy Korotkov, Evgeny Stajenko, Vadim Niyzov on camera) are still in the lineup, and Alexey Minaev is the alternate. The current lineup still has... (more)
Did you know that Teiwaz number 99 is still open?
posted: Mar 18th, 2015 Teiwaz has arrived at a very critical point in time after the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015.
The lineup for the first event of the 2015 season included another new team member, which has brought the number of Teiwaz competitors to 99. Pete Allum joined the lineup in DeLand, which consisted of John Kretzschmer (95), Shannon Pilcher (96), Kurt Gaebel (4) and videographer Albert Berchtold (53).
The magic 100th membership was almost there, as German 4-way competitor Peter Ingenhaag (AtomiX) had signed up before Shannon Pilcher replaced him. The weather situation did not allow Teiwaz... (more)
Did you know that the Dubai Asaar Ladies outscored the Asaar Open Class team for the first time?
posted: Mar 17th, 2015 The Paraclete XP competition week included another very interesting internal battle between two teams who sometimes appear on the same leaderboard, and who are separated at other times. Dubai Asaar Gold is currently the national 4-way team in the Open Class for the United Arab Emirates, while the Dubai Asaar Ladies compete for their country in 4-way Women.
The Dubai team project began when Eliana Rodriguez and Craig Girard moved to Dubai after the World Meet 2010 in Russia with the mission to build a Formation Skydiving competition community. They recruited the members for two 4-way lineups,... (more)
Did you know that John Kretzschmer was the biggest Indoor Cloud League scorer for iFLY Orlando last Thursday?
posted: Mar 16th, 2015 Florida's Indoor Cloud League group did not get any help from the Golden Knights or any other top team at iFLY Orlando this month.
There were more than enough 4-way top competitors nearby for the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015, including the Golden Knights, and the weather situation on Friday and Saturday would have offered enough opportunities for a quick trip to Orlando.
However, the US top teams and the visitors from other countries were focused on the outdoor competition and had no interest in supporting the Florida Indoor Cloud League group. The FSL indoor flyers had to help... (more)