Did you know that teams of the Southern California Skydiving League placed high at the USPA Nationals?
posted: Nov 3rd, 2015 The final leaderboard on the SKYLEAGUE.COM event page of the AAA/Advanced Class competition at the USPA Nationals 2015 does not show the correct rankings, as the scores of the extra round is added to the total number of points after ten rounds.
Only the general scores page calculates the rankings according to the meet average and has the teams in proper order.
Event Horizon and Perris Dauntless Five had to break their tie after Round 10 with an extra jump-off round. Both teams then scored 10-pointers, both after one point deduction each. The new tie had to be broken by the latest rules for... (more)
Did you know that there was an elephant in the room in Eloy?
posted: Nov 2nd, 2015 The new 8-way world record of the Golden Knights at the USPA Nationals 2015, the impressive indoor and outdoor performance of the US Army's 4-way Women Class team, and the new US top team in 4-way VFS, SDC Core, deserved all the given attention. However, there was another topic that was actually the elephant in the room.
The most popular event, 4-way Formation Skydiving competition, produced once again most of the drama at the USPA Nationals, including a jump-off for bronze medals in the AAA/Advanced Class and another one for bronze medals in the AA/Intermediate Class. The smallest one of USPA's... (more)
Did you know that it was a colorful 2015 season for Voodoo and the BPA?
posted: Nov 1st, 2015 Voodoo's team page shows a colorful history that goes back to the 2008 season, even though Voodoo was formed even much earlier. Colin Rothman, who is currently competing with Jazz Republic, formed the team in 1998. Vinca Cox, Johan van Aswegen and Julian Boulle were in the very first lineup.
Troy Marias, Bailey Edmunds and Dennis Parker continued with Colin Rothman after the world meet in Australia 1999 until Vana Parker replaced Troy Marias in 2003. Airspeed Tail Thiago Gomes trained and competed with Colin Rothman, Vana Parker and Dave Sumter in 2004.
Amy Kirtland, currently Savolo member,... (more)
Did you know that the Indoor Cloud League features a world class AAA/AA battle in October?
posted: Oct 31st, 2015 Things have changed on the Indoor Cloud League leaderboard for October while the USPA Nationals 2015 caught most of the Sun Path Products NSL News attention.
iFLY Orlando had the only scores and videos posted for quite a while. The end of the month has once again been filling up the leaderboard quickly, and there are very interesting lineups and videos to be looked at.
Indoor Skydive Roosendaal is back with three videos and a total of 62 points for three of the six ICL October sequences. Two of the three videos (AAA - AA) show the Dutch national 4-way team M4trix in action and bring back... (more)
Did you know that NSL-TV and USPA present Golden Knights 8-way candy?
posted: Oct 30th, 2015 The USPA Nationals 2015 continue to slowly fade out this week. The Golden Knights and Arizona Airspeed continue with their annual battle in 10-way and 16-way for the overall top position in US Formation Skydiving competition, while the Artistic Events have begun and finish off the week in Eloy.
The aftermath of the Sun Path Products NSL News begins with a review of the 8-way Open Class competition and the record performance by the Golden Knights, which included a new world record for a single round with the 32-pointer in Round 1 and a 23.7 average for the 10-round meet.
The story of the 32-pointer... (more)
Did you know that Solly Williams, Gary Smith and Chris Talbert discussed a US Sweep in the Coaches Corner?
posted: Oct 29th, 2015 It happens every year at the USPA Nationals that the drop zone becomes significantly quieter and slower as soon as the 4-way competition is over, and then again after the completion of 8-way. It's the same this year at the USPA Nationals 2015.
Solly Williams, Gary Smith and Chris Talbert wrapped up the live coverage of the Sun Path Products NSL News in the Coaches Corner just between the completion of Round 10 in 8-way and the award ceremony for the USPA medal winners in the 4-way and 8-way events.
Solly Williams was jumping in 8-way and coaching after coming back from his trip with the Golden... (more)