Did you know that the 21st annual Tomscat Trophy was complete after nine AAA and eight A Class rounds?
posted: Jun 21st, 2015 The Tomscat Trophy, which commemorates two members of the Dutch 4-way team Tomscat, Remie Herder and Sjaak Strating, who lost their lives in a jump plane crash in 1992, went once again to Thunder ISR. Thunder has won the annual event every year since their first entry in 2011.
Thunder's Outside Center Paul Hofstee added the 21st Tomscat gold medal to his own collection since the inauguration of the event in 1995.
This year's "ISR Stimulation Prize", 30 minutes of free flying time at Indoor Skydive Roosendaal, was once again awarded to the team that "makes the most out of a small budget and... (more)
Did you know that the research of the "4-way Elite Indoor Club" has begun?
posted: Jun 19th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News has kept track of the 4-way outdoor scores for a long time, and the "4-way Elite Club" of teams with the highest scores in the history of the sport has been a topic for several years, as well.
The recent update, which welcomed Canada's bronze medalist at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014, Evolution, to the club on June 14th, initiated inquiries from the valued SKYLEAGUE.COM audience to research the indoor situation, as well.
It was an open door, as 4-way indoor competition has become a crucial part of the sport and of the Sun Path Products... (more)
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 Challenge 2015.
There is a new... (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 Super Van and our exits made easier with its nice big... (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, Inflight Dubai, has followed up with the rules for the competition in the meantime, which include the qualification and eligibility... (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)