Did you know that NMP-PCH Hayabusa want to unify the FAI/IPC indoor/outdoor titles at the Hurricane Factory?
posted: Jun 18th, 2015 The World Challenge at Bodyflight Bedford has been the unofficial indoor world championship for several years.
There are other big and relevant indoor events, such as the ISR Grand Prix in Roosendaal, the Wind Games, the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship and the Aerokart Indoor Championship.
However, no other indoor competition draws as many teams from so many different countries as the World Challenge does.
Paul Mayer will surely continue with the annual event, and he was actually speaking of the 11th World Challenge during the live coverage of the World... (more)
Did you know that the Northern California Skydiving League needed the second tie breaker in the second meet?
posted: Jun 17th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News update on June 15th mentioned that the two Californian leagues did not interfere with each other at all last weekend. The teams of the Northern California Skydiving League competed only in the A and Rookie Class this time, with five teams in the A Class competition.
NCSL Director Lori Connor reported from Skydance in Davis that it was a successful event: "Relaxed vibe, warm and sunny, friendly winds with everyone having a super fun time while learning lots! We got our fast rides to 13k all day in SkyDance's... (more)
Did you know that the Clash of Champions has a "sand-bagging rule" for the AA and A Class competition?
posted: Jun 16th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on May 11th that AA and A Class teams can win serious cash at the Clash of Champions at the end of the year in Dubai:
"The prize money for the AA and A Class teams is also something that has not been seen yet in the history of the sport. The three best AA Class teams receive a total of $20,000 ($10,000 - $7,000 - $3,000) while the A Class teams share a total of $13,000 ($7,000 - $4,000 - $2,000) for the three winners."
The host,... (more)
Did you know that Christy Frikken and Sarah Smith turned an old table last weekend?
posted: Jun 15th, 2015 The teams from California treated each other very friendly last weekend. They kindly staid away from each other and avoided any confrontation in all four competition categories.
The Northern California Skydiving League competed only in the A and Rookie Class, while the teams of the Southern California Skydiving League filled the leaderboard with scores in the AAA and AA Class.
Yvonne "Yo" Owyeong reported a successful event from Perris: "We had a great Saturday and the weather was awesome. Everything went smoothly, the clouds broke early, and it was a beautiful day, light winds and all smiles.... (more)
Did you know that the 8-way battle of 2012 will have a repetition next year?
posted: Jun 14th, 2015 The 8-way fans in Formation Skydiving competition were probably excited when they heard that France is coming back with the best 8-way lineup that national coach Jeremie Rollett has to offer at the moment to challenge the Golden Knights for the next FAI gold medals. The French lineup is identical with the one that posted the highest French 8-way average in history at the Mondial Dubai 2012.
It became even more promising for the 8-way competition in 2015/2016 when the Golden Knights managed to bring back Larry Miller into the active lineup after he had officially retired with two gold medals... (more)
Did you know that Evolution is the winner of the "4-way Elite Club" poll question?
posted: Jun 14th, 2015 It was to be expected that the world's two current top contenders, NMP-PCH Hayabusa and Arizona Airspeed, would be in the mix for the answer to the current poll question: "Which team was the last one posting only 20-pointers and higher at a 10-round outdoor competition?"
It is also not a big surprise that the bronze medalist at the last world meet and winner of the 5th Dubai International Parachuting Championship, Evolution from Canada, would get their votes.
Other than that, the SKYLEAGUE.COM audience quickly... (more)