Did you know that Joey Jones reports from the Swedish Nationals?
posted: Jul 29th, 2015 Teams in Sweden are in the middle of their national championships this week, and Joey Jones provided information from Gryttjom, home of the Stockholm Skydiving Club. He is once again visiting the Scandinavian country, where his wife Lena was born and raised. Lena Jones competed with Sweden's national team in 4-way Women many years ago.
Joey Jones is competing with guest team Fusion and is currently three points ahead of the reigning 4-way champions, Gryttjom Volo, who won the national championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Team Fusion has Joey Jones, Keith Riley from New Zealand, former Dutch... (more)
Did you know that NSL-TV features last weekend's AAA Class showdown?
posted: Jul 28th, 2015 Last weekend's leaderboard of the Texas Shootout 2015 is now completely up-to-date. Meet Director Devon Shows, Spaceland Lite member for many years, provided the latest team photos and the lineups of all teams at the meet.
There were a few interesting changes. Heart of Texas had Amanda Lampton in the driver's seat, who helped the team to move up to the level of USPA medal contention, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on July 25th.
Amanda Lampton is familiar with the competitive atmosphere in the battle for USPA medals. She won... (more)
Did you know that Eliana Rodriguez is one of the most successful Formation Skydiving competitors in the history of the sport?
posted: Jul 27th, 2015 The topic of the new FAI/IPC 4-way category for Juniors on June 3rd also became a part of the story on July 11th, where the Sun Path Products NSL News re-published the June column of BLUE SKIES MAG's "Turning Points".
A few days later, another story on July 14th related to the same topic and then pointed out a few necessary updates of NSL Profiles. SDC Rhythm XP member Christy Frikken received the... (more)
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)