Did you know that there are several cross connections between Belgium and Netherlands?
posted: Aug 9th, 2015 More national championships are coming up soon and before teams will get ready for the remaining major international events this year, the World Cup 2015 in Teuge, Netherlands, then the 1st FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships in Prague, followed by the Clash of Champions and the World Air Games at the end of the year.
The Dutch Nationals 2015 will be held at the Paracentrum Texel, two weeks before the Netherlands will host the World Cup in Teuge. This year's national championships will be the selection event for the Mondial 2016 in Chicago.
There is not too much serious competition for... (more)
Did you know that the Tigers took back the national 4-way title in Finland?
posted: Aug 8th, 2015 Finland held the national championships at the airport of Pori on the country's west coast this week, and the AAA Class competition featured three teams trying to win the national 4-way title and qualify for next year's World Championship of Formation Skydiving at the Mondial 2016 in Ottawa.
Finland had three different national teams at the last three world meets. The Pro Team competed in Menzelinsk 2010 and finished in 10th place with a 20.4 average. The Silver Knights competed at the Mondial Dubai 2012 (22nd - 14.3) and the Tigers placed 12th in Prostejov 2014 with a 13.8 average.
Did you know that John D'Annunzio won the player coaching AA Class competition by a single point?
posted: Aug 7th, 2015 Last weekend's AA Class competition was not as close as the duel between H4O in Ireland and Perris Quattro in the AAA Class. However, three AA Class teams were close enough to take turns in claiming and tying highscores for the six meet rounds.
Team Name of the Northern California Skydiving League eventually finished in the top spot, four points ahead of Southern Mix of the Southern Skydiving League. Team Name competed with the same lineup that recently competed for iFLY SF Bay's Indoor Cloud League team and became a part of the Sun Path Products NSL News story on August 3rd.
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Did you know that the Quattro team name has a long history?
posted: Aug 6th, 2015 Last weekend's AAA Class leaderboard was the smallest one, while the Rookie Class teams deserved the prime attention with the story on August 4th. However, the competition between US team Perris Quattro and H4O from Ireland was the most exciting one and ended with a tie.
Perris Quattro competed at the August meet of the Southern California Skydiving League, while H4O won the 4-way title at the Irish Nationals 2015. Both teams were the only ones in the AAA Class at their events, and last weekend's overall leaderboard brought them together with their tied scores.
H4O posted the team's first... (more)
Did you know that iFLY Orlando and SkyVenture Montreal added the last Indoor Cloud League July scores?
posted: Aug 5th, 2015 The July leaderboard of the Indoor Cloud League is finally complete. SkyVenture Montreal and iFLY Florida submitted the last scores and videos, which created the biggest ICL leaderboard this year.
It is also the first time that scores and videos were submitted from eight different wind tunnels, after the 26-pointer submission by M4trix from the Netherlands.
Florida's ICL group at iFLY Orlando could not get the highest total number of points, as the videos on the second event in July were not judgeable. The Sun Path Products NSL News story on July 22nd had provided the details of the unfortunate... (more)
Did you know that seven Rookie Class teams finished off the Southern Skydiving League 2015 season?
posted: Aug 4th, 2015 It was not too long ago that the Sun Path Products NSL News celebrated a great weekend of the Rookie Class teams, as the story on July 24th explained. It was a combination of teams from the Czech Republic, United Kingdom and Midwest Skydiving League who created a leaderboard with 15 teams.
The surge of new 4-way teams and competitors was confirmed again last weekend when the next 15 different Rookie Class teams competed, this time most of them in the USA. The Southern Skydiving League alone added seven teams to the leaderboard at Skydive Alabama. The other eight Rookie Class teams competed in... (more)