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."
Did you know that Niklas Hemlin discussed Airspeed topics in a live interview last week?
posted: Feb 17th, 2015 Niklas Hemlin is the new Point for Arizona Airspeed, as the Sun Path Products NSL News has mentioned many times since the new lineup came together at the end of the 2014 season.
He is not new at all though, neither to Airspeed nor to the slot.
He was flying the Point slot for Fastrax years ago, and he won the 4-way gold medals as the Inside Center for Arizona Airspeed at the Mondial Dubai 2012.
Then he took a 2-year break and came back for the new lineup in the new slot. (more)
Did you know that 4astrophe came back one more time with Valerie Bisson and Katie Woods?
posted: Feb 16th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News summarized an impressive 2014 season for the Canadian Bisson family on 29 December 2014.
4astrophe's last lineup in 2014 had the Bisson family (father Richard, sister and brother Valerie and Yannick Bisson) with Fuzion member Marie-Eve Dallaire perform the AAA and AA Class December sequences for SkyVenture Montreal, and they tied the Bad Boys for the AA Class highscore.
The story on 9 January 2015 followed up with news related... (more)
Did you know that Pete Allum is the meet coach for the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015?
posted: Feb 15th, 2015 The team in 5th place at the Wind Games 2015 had the most colorful lineup of the 13 teams in the 4-way Open Class. The team members were from three different nations and joined forces only for this indoor event.
Luc Verstrepen is a former NMP-PCH Hayabusa member and has recently been coaching Qatar's national team, the Tigers. Mario Fatorusso and Ivan Quadrio are former eX3MO members who competed for Italy at the Mondial Dubai 2012.
Pete Allum was the eX3MO player coach in 2012 when Placido Udine was injured in... (more)