Did you know that the Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships begin this weekend in Raeford?
posted: Feb 25th, 2015 It's time to get ready for the first part of the Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships 2015.
4-way and 8-way teams will travel to Raeford this week, if they have not arrived by now to get some indoor training done before the competition begins on Saturday morning.
The event includes once again the only 8-way indoor competition in the world, and nine teams are registered so far for the challenging task in the 16-foot flying chamber.... (more)
Did you know that Lori Connor is the Skydiver of the Year 2014?
posted: Feb 24th, 2015 The Northern California Skydiving League had a successful comeback last year and has exciting plans for the 2015 season, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 17 November 2014.
NCSL Director Lori Connor had begun with her preparations for the league's comeback in the summer of 2013, and the first update was posted on 24 July 2013.
It did not take very long until she also began to organize her own... (more)
Did you know that Block 10 and tie-breaking rules remain unchanged?
posted: Feb 23rd, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News brought three topics of the Formation Skydiving competition rules to the attention of the audience since December 2014.
The first one on 23 December 2014 explained that international competitors have a unique opportunity in the 2-year cycle from one World Championship of Formation Skydiving to the next one. The time period between 2014 and 2016 allows a change from one national team to another one without sitting out for one world meet.
The second topic was a proposal to change Block 10 (Diamond... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Asaar Gold has a new lineup?
posted: Feb 22nd, 2015 The "Bedrock Showdown" meet series, with the Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championships 2015 and then the World Challenge, begins next weekend in Raeford.
The Dubai delegation is smaller this year, however, Eliana Rodriguez, Craig Girard and Alena Chistova are getting their teams ready for the long trip. Two 4-way teams will compete for Skydive Dubai this year,... (more)
Did you know that Rookie Class teams have their own world championship at the World Challenge 2015?
posted: Feb 21st, 2015 The registration for the Rookie Class competition at the World Challenge 2015 offers an interesting field of teams six weeks before the start of the event.
Five teams have signed up at this point in time, and each of them represents a different country: Belgium (Jetmax) - Norway (VossVind Girls) - Ireland (Skyfall) - Czech Republic (Flying Circus ) - Great Britain (Blackhawk). The Rookie Class teams will have their own indoor world championship in Bedford.
Seven teams from four different countries competed in the... (more)
Did you know that temperatures in the mid 30s could not hold back one iFLY Orlando lineup from posting highscores?
posted: Feb 20th, 2015 It was simply brutal.
Florida's Indoor Cloud League group had scheduled the next training and competition event for Thursday, February 19th at iFLY Orlando.
The Florida weather usually allows skydiving and tunnel flying almost at any time of the year without too much trouble. However, it can get cold in the winter, and it was very cold on Thursday night.
iFLY Orlando is operating the first vertical skydiving wind tunnel and was built in 1998.
The tunnel air was not re-circulating in the early designs of wind tunnels, and the outside... (more)