Did you know that Gryttjom Volo won the 3rd consecutive Swedish 4-way title?
posted: Jul 31st, 2015 Sweden's national championship was completed after all ten rounds, and defending champion Gryttjom Volo did not have too much trouble taking back the lead and extending it to a 9-point victory at the end.
Joey Jones' first update from Sweden on Friday had his guest team Fusion surprisingly in 1st place by three points after Round 3. Gryttjom Volo had lost a total of seven points in the first three rounds, most of them due to video angles.
The highly experienced Volo competitors, including former Arcteryx member Mattias Nord, were apparently not too impressed, even after losing another three... (more)
Did you know that a Junior team posted Indoor Cloud League scores for the Hurricane Factory?
posted: Jul 31st, 2015 The Indoor Cloud League competition is in its last days for the month of July, and the teams are still collecting their best videos. The leaderboard will very soon fill up with more scores.
However, iFLY Orlando and the Czech SportFlight group at the Hurricane Factory posted scores and videos earlier this month, while working on improving the scores at the same time.
The Sun Path Products NSL News mentioned earlier that Jan Klapka's Rookie Class teams improve so quickly that they have to move up to the next higher category soon after joining the indoor competition. He is still not running... (more)
Did you know that Joey Jones reports from the Swedish Nationals?
posted: Jul 29th, 2015 Teams in Sweden are in the middle of their national championships this week, and Joey Jones provided information from Gryttjom, home of the Stockholm Skydiving Club. He is once again visiting the Scandinavian country, where his wife Lena was born and raised. Lena Jones competed with Sweden's national team in 4-way Women many years ago.
Joey Jones is competing with guest team Fusion and is currently three points ahead of the reigning 4-way champions, Gryttjom Volo, who have won the national championships in 2013 and 2014. Team Fusion has Joey Jones, Keith Riley from New Zealand, former Dutch... (more)
Did you know that NSL-TV features last weekend's AAA Class showdown?
posted: Jul 28th, 2015 Last weekend's leaderboard of the Texas Shootout 2015 is now completely up-to-date. Meet Director Devon Shows, Spaceland Lite member for many years, provided the latest team photos and the lineups of all teams at the meet.
There were a few interesting changes. Heart of Texas had Amanda Lampton in the driver's seat, who helped the team to move up to the level of USPA medal contention, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on July 25th.
Amanda Lampton is familiar with the competitive atmosphere in the battle for USPA medals. She won bronze with Dallas Khaos Black at the USPA Nationals... (more)
Did you know that Eliana Rodriguez is one of the most successful Formation Skydiving competitors in the history of the sport?
posted: Jul 27th, 2015 The topic of the new FAI/IPC 4-way category for Juniors on June 3rd also became a part of the story on July 11th, where the Sun Path Products NSL News re-published the June column of BLUE SKIES MAG's "Turning Points".
A few days later, another story on July 14th related to the same topic and then pointed out a few necessary updates of NSL Profiles. SDC Rhythm XP member Christy Frikken received the first attention, while a few other names of female world class 4-way competitors were also mentioned in the story.
The closer look at the best female 4-way competitors in the history of the sport... (more)
Did you know that the Northern Plains have to paypal a case of beer to Texas?
posted: Jul 27th, 2015 The teams of the Northern Plains Skydiving League completed their 6-round meet in all four categories on Sunday. NPSL Director Al BeVier said that his teams and competitors enjoyed the live atmosphere of the competition on Saturday, when the teams at the Texas Shootout competed at the same time.
Meet Director Devon Shows, Spaceland Lite member, made the scores from Texas available round by round, which gave all teams the opportunity to compare directly at any time. Al BeVier said that it added to the usual meet atmosphere: "Good times had by all."
There was even more behind the indirect competition... (more)