Did you know that Voodoo and Jazz Republic had their last indoor test before Prague at the Bodyflight Revenge?
posted: Oct 20th, 2015 Bodyflight Bedford, host of the annual unofficial indoor world championship, the World Challenge, recently changed the company name to Twinwoods Adventure and held it's second ever Revenge meet on the 26th of September.
Unlike the World Challenge, which includes an artistic category, the Revenge meet is just a 4-way competition in all four categories (AAA - AA - A - Rookie) and gives teams a second chance who didn't do so well at the national championships to get revenge on their competitors.
The competition was only two weeks after the British Nationals 2015, and as a result suffered a little... (more)
Did you know that the DeLand Falcons were facing good and bad news within a week?
posted: Oct 19th, 2015 Teams of the Florida Skydiving League finished off their 2015 season at the last meet on October 10th.
It's not the last 4-way competition in Florida, as the annual NSL Championship brings together all teams in all four categories (AAA - AA - A - Rookie) who have not had enough of 4-way competition this year and want to enjoy the beautiful Florida fall weather in a 10-round meet.
Several of the FSL teams will come back to DeLand in November, including the October winners, DeLand 3D and DeLand Falcons, and try to defend the home turf against any potential challengers from other leagues and... (more)
Did you know that Dallas 350 and Spaceland Lite have their tie-breaker at the USPA Nationals 2015?
posted: Oct 18th, 2015 Dallas 350 members Scott Levy, Scott Latinis, and Jim Rees have just returned from their participation in the 202-way World Record Sequential Event in Perris, CA. Both Scott Levy and Scott Latinis flew slots in the successful formation while Jim Rees was part of the 3-person panel of international judges that put their stamp on the new world record.
Dallas 350 has been a meteoric 4-way rise for two of the members. Scott Levy and Lucas King first went to the USPA Nationals in 2009 on an intermediate 8-way team. Just four years later their 8-way coach, Ron Hill, would become their Dallas 350... (more)
Did you know that Airbus Illertissen tries to bring Germany back to the world meet finals?
posted: Oct 17th, 2015 The German 4-way team AtomiX YUU made the Sun Path Products NSL News quite a few times recently. AtomiX was the only German team at the FAI World Cup 2015 and will represent the country at the World Air Games in Dubai at the end of the year.
The best German 4-way team and reigning national champion is actually Airbus Illertissen. The leaderboard of the national championships is showing clearly that Airbus is in fact far ahead of all other German teams. Serious competition could have been created only by Paratec-Saar, the former... (more)
Did you know that French coach Marin Ferre is featured in the next NSL Profile?
posted: Oct 16th, 2015 There has been only one French NSL Profile so far, even though France is one of the most dominating nations in Formation Skydiving competition.
Jerome David, 4-way world champion in 1991 and 1993, and French national head coach between 1994 and 2010, was the first competitor from France who was featured with his NSL Profile. He had guided the French delegation to the FS sweep with four sets of gold medals in Menzelinsk 2010.
Marin Ferre has never been the French national... (more)
Did you know that the judges had No Mercy for Poland's national team in Teuge?
posted: Oct 15th, 2015 The 1st FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships in Prague is actually better attended in 4-way Women than the same category at the FAI World Cup 2015, which is not the case in 4-way Open.
Only four female 4-way teams traveled to Teuge in the Netherlands, while nine teams have signed up for the indoor competition, which begins next week.
Two of the four teams who attended the world cup will also be at the Hurricane Factory.
The French Girls will be facing... (more)