Did you know that Block 10 and tie-breaking rules remain unchanged?
posted: Feb 23rd, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News brought three topics of the Formation Skydiving competition rules to the attention of the audience since December 2014.
The first one on 23 December 2014 explained that international competitors have a unique opportunity in the 2-year cycle from one World Championship of Formation Skydiving to the next one. The time period between 2014 and 2016 allows a change from one national team to another one without sitting out for one world meet.
The second topic was a proposal to change Block 10 (Diamond... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Asaar Gold has a new lineup?
posted: Feb 22nd, 2015 The "Bedrock Showdown" meet series, with the Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships 2015 and then the World Challenge, begins next weekend in Raeford.
The Dubai delegation is smaller this year, however, Eliana Rodriguez, Craig Girard and Alena Chistova are getting their teams ready for the long trip. Two 4-way teams will compete for Skydive Dubai this year,... (more)
Did you know that Rookie Class teams have their own world championship at the World Challenge 2015?
posted: Feb 21st, 2015 The registration for the Rookie Class competition at the World Challenge 2015 offers an interesting field of teams six weeks before the start of the event.
Five teams have signed up at this point in time, and each of them represents a different country: Belgium (Jetmax) - Norway (VossVind Girls) - Ireland (Skyfall) - Czech Republic (Flying Circus ) - Great Britain (Blackhawk). The Rookie Class teams will have their own indoor world championship in Bedford.
Seven teams from four different countries competed in the... (more)
Did you know that temperatures in the mid 30s could not hold back one iFLY Orlando lineup from posting highscores?
posted: Feb 20th, 2015 It was simply brutal.
Florida's Indoor Cloud League group had scheduled the next training and competition event for Thursday, February 19th at iFLY Orlando.
The Florida weather usually allows skydiving and tunnel flying almost at any time of the year without too much trouble. However, it can get cold in the winter, and it was very cold on Thursday night.
iFLY Orlando is operating the first vertical skydiving wind tunnel and was built in 1998.
The tunnel air was not re-circulating in the early designs of wind tunnels, and the outside... (more)
Did you know that Airspeed competed against Airspeed at the Valentine's Meet?
posted: Feb 19th, 2015 Niklas Hemlin mentioned the Valentine's Meet during the NSL Talk on 17 February 2015, and the Sun Path Products NSL News promised to follow up with scores and more information.
The meet was completed last weekend, with eight teams competing in the AA/Intermediate Class. All current Arizona Airspeed members participated as player coaches, except for Thomas Hughes who is still recovering from the broken hand that he suffered at the bicycle accident on the day... (more)
Did you know that every day is a tunnel camp for Joey Jones?
posted: Feb 18th, 2015 Former DeLand Majik 4-way world champion of 2004, Joey Jones, has been living at Bodyflight Bedford for a few years. His coaching work includes a lot of indoor training, and his move to Bedford was a logical step years ago.
Every year he watches Bodyflight Bedford get very busy with teams when the annual World Challenge is coming closer, as he recently confirmed: "It has been a busy season here at the tunnel. Teams from all over have been coming to Bedford to hone their skills for the upcoming World Challenge 2015."