Did you know that 4mula went from 4.0 in the Rookie Class to UK silver in AAA within six years?
posted: Aug 28th, 2015 The aftermath of the 4-way competition at the UK Nationals 2015 continues with the impressive story of the team in 2nd place, 4mula.
There was not really a doubt that Satori XL would win the gold medals with the comeback lineup that included two former XL members, John McIver and Pete Allum. Satori won eight of the ten rounds with sole highscores and allowed 4mula and Vision 99 to tie the scores in Round 9, while 4mula even outscored the winner in Round 10.
Satori XL will now begin making plans for the 2016 season and the competition at the Mondial 2016 at Skydive Chicago, while 4mula is... (more)
Did you know that Damien Sorlin replaces Guillaume Bernier in the French 8-way lineup?
posted: Aug 27th, 2015 The 8-way preview of the FAI World Cup 2015 continues with more interesting information. This time, an update came from France, and it is related to the lineup of the French national 8-way team for 2015 and 2016.
The Sun Path Products NSL News reported earlier that the French lineup will be identical with the one that won the 8-way silver medals at the Mondial Dubai 2012 and posted the second highest meet average in history.
The situation has changed, as Guillaume Bernier decided to focus on his Canopy Piloting competition career, where he advanced quickly to the world's top level after his... (more)
Did you know that the Clash of Champions includes an 8-way indoor competition?
posted: Aug 26th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News continues with the 8-way topic, which was recently covered with a preview of the 8-way competition at the FAI World Cup 2015.
The next 8-way event is actually coming up very soon in Germany, where the national championships in Saarlouis include an 8-way event with several teams. The Sun Path Products NSL News will report live from the competition site.
There has been only one 8-way indoor competition so far, which has been a part of the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship since 2011. 8-way indoor competition is realistically only possible in a flying chamber that... (more)
Did you know that the Czech Zeleny and Zluti juniors are scoring more and higher?
posted: Aug 25th, 2015 Old and new Dutch 4-way champion M4trix was the first AAA Class team this month posting scores and videos for the August sequence of the Indoor Cloud League competition.
iFLY Orlando's AAA Class lineup had no chance to keep up, neither with the Dutch national team nor with the Czech national 4-way team Bad Boys, who now followed up with a 26-pointer as the new current highscore for the AAA Class sequences (G,6,F,3).
Dutch AA Class team 4igami had added the 13-pointer to the Roosendaal account before competing at the Dutch Nationals 2015 last week. The Czech Indoor Cloud League Sportflight... (more)
Did you know that the 8-way competition at the World Cup promises exciting battles?
posted: Aug 24th, 2015 The results of the poll for the competition in 4-way Women at the FAI World Cup 2015 were not a big surprise at all, and the Golden Knights are going into this new battle as the top favorite.
The situation in 8-way is different in many ways. The outcome on the very top of the leaderboard is open, even though the 8-way world champions of 2012 and 2014, the Golden Knights, will compete with a well-trained team and seven reigning world champions of 2014. There is a big question mark behind the performance level of the French 8-way team, which is loaded with former world champions, as well. The... (more)
Did you know that all UK teams are not done yet?
posted: Aug 23rd, 2015 The 70 teams at the UK Nationals 2015 needed both weekend days this year at Skydive Hibaldstow to complete two of the four 4-way events.
The weather situation forces all AAA Class teams and several Rookie Class teams to come back on Monday for the remaining rounds. Only the AA and A Class leaderboards were complete on Sunday evening
There are no big surprises in the AAA Class, as Satori XL became the top favorite as soon as the team announced a comeback with the new lineup.
There is a fierce battle between 4mula and Vision 99 for the 2nd place though, and Joey Jones' 2015 lineup is two... (more)