Did you know that former Airspeed member Neal Houston visited the place of the original event?
posted: Mar 8th, 2015 The Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015 came to a great end after a false start.
Two days of bad weather had kept the teams on the ground on Friday and Saturday. Sunday was a completely different story when clear skies and perfect conditions welcomed the teams, who were boarding the Twin Otter at 7:30 AM.
Six rounds were completed at 1 PM, and there would have been enough time to add the four missing rounds. However, the travel schedule of the visiting teams was based on the posted event schedule, which included the award ceremony before 3 PM. It was still a happy ending for all teams,... (more)
Did you know that Sunday morning will bring a busy agenda to the teams in DeLand?
posted: Mar 7th, 2015 The Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015 does not have much to offer yet at the end of the second meet day. Bad weather did not allow any competition rounds on Friday and Saturday.
This does not mean that there will be no scores at all. The weather forecast for Sunday morning is much better, and all teams are on high alert for a very busy morning.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has the opportunity to go back to the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2015 where all ten rounds were completed. It's the last preview of the first outdoor showdown this year between Arizona Airspeed and SDC Rhythm... (more)
Did you know that teams are waiting for better weather at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship?
posted: Mar 6th, 2015 The Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2015 has a small but very interesting field this year.
It's an "off-year" for the international teams, who have their main event next year, the Mondial 2016 with the World Championship of Formation Skydiving. However, it's an "on-year" for the US teams, as the USPA Nationals 2015 are the qualification event for next year's world meet.
The best US teams just completed their first 2015 test at the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2015, and it is now time for the first outdoor competition. The weather has not cooperated so far, and the teams are waiting... (more)
Did you know that Josh Hall, Dan BC and Sarah Smith ran the next SCSL skills camp in Perris?
posted: Mar 5th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News explained on 3 July 2015 how Josh Hall and Yvonne "Yo" Owyeong were planning new activities for the 2015 season of the Southern California Skydiving League.
They followed up with the first skills camp in January 2015 in Elsinore, as the story on January 13th reported. The second skills camp took place in Perris on February 21st, and it was completed successfully.
Yo Owyeong said that her SCSL group had another great day at Perris despite the weather situation:
"We didn't get in the air until about 11:30am - noonish and got three jumps in before the clouds... (more)
Did you know that it is a chaotic meet zoo out there?
posted: Mar 4th, 2015 It's a zoo, a chaos, a jungle of meets and events out there in the formation skydiving competition world - and there in the flying chambers...
World Challenge, World Cup, World Championship, Wind Games, ISR Grand Prix, Paraclete XP Indoor and Outdoor Championship, Aerokart Championship, Polish Open, Dubai International Parachuting Championship, Bodyflight Revenge, Tomscat Trophy, ESL Championship, national indoor and outdoor championships, and last not least the numerous and regular local and regional league meets, not even including the Indoor Cloud League activities.
Yes, it's a zoo, a... (more)
Did you know that the Golden Knights may have to miss the first FAI/IPC indoor world meet?
posted: Mar 3rd, 2015 The first direct competition between the currently four best 4-way teams in the USA (Arizona Airspeed - SDC Rhythm XP - Golden Knights - Carolina Turbo XP) was much anticipated at the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2015.
The Arizona Airspeed story ended with a neutral result, compared to the 2014 performance at the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship. Airspeed finished with a 28.7 average at both events.
Airspeed allowed SDC Rhythm XP once again to get a little bit closer, in fact by exactly one average-point. This will be the topic for a later news story. The most improved Top 4 team from... (more)