Did you know that nothing is the same behind the 4th place in the World Outdoor Team Rankings?
posted: Dec 14th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News explained on December 5th how the results of the Clash of Champions 2015 changed the official SKYLEAGUE.COM World Indoor Team Rankings. The World Air Games 2015 generated new scores and had a similar impact on the World Outdoor Team Rankings.
The Top 4 positions did not change, and NMP PCH Hayabusa is still only in 2nd place after winning each 4-way competition that the Belgian world champions, now with Jeroen Nollet in the lineup, have attended since the Mondial 2012. Arizona Airspeed benefits from higher meet averages at two outdoor events this year, while Hayabusa... (more)
Did you know that HayaBusa And Golden Knights Claim Formation Skydiving Titles?
posted: Dec 13th, 2015 DUBAI (UAE): The world's biggest indoor tunnel for flying proved to be an unrivalled success when more than 300 skydivers from over 20 countries gathered in the UAE for the first Clash of Champions, staged at Inflight Dubai.
With $200,000 in prize money, the event was comfortably the richest of its kind and flyers from all corners of the globe came to do battle in what turned out to be a fierce-ly-contested, three-day tournament featuring competition in three classes of 4-Way Dynamic, an AAA 8-Way Formation category and a Dynamic 2-Way.
Living up to its name, Clash of Champions attracted... (more)
Did you know that the Golden Knights collected two sets of gold medals in Dubai?
posted: Dec 12th, 2015 The World Air Games 2015 are over, and the 4-way Open Class competition turned out as it transpired at the end of the very active Friday.
NMP PCH Hayabusa's new Tail Jeroen Nollet defeated Arizona Airspeed at his first direct outdoor confrontation, and both teams defined their starting point for the race towards the 4-way gold medals next year at the Mondial 2016: It is exactly the same.
Both teams were separated by one single point (273 - 272) by completed points in working time, and Hayabusa won by four points due to the penalty situation. Hayabusa is the only team with only 20-pointers... (more)
Did you know that only Black Cat is safely in 3rd place?
posted: Dec 11th, 2015 The four Formation Skydiving leaderboards of the World Air Games 2015 were still not complete at the time of the previous Sun Path Products NSL News update.
Four of the seven qualified teams in 4-way Open got their Round 9 out of the way at the end of the day. It is not clear yet who will be the last four teams in the finals, as the other three teams have to follow up tomorrow. Black Cat and Dubai Asaar Black were called to the planes for Round 8 in 8-way, while Evolution had to switch to Round 7 in 4-way VFS.
Black Cat will take back the 3rd place tomorrow and then secure the bronze medals... (more)
Did you know that Friday was a busy day at the World Air Games?
posted: Dec 11th, 2015 Things have been moving quickly at the World Air Games 2015, as soon as the weather allowed the teams to get back in the air.
Three rounds were completed in 4-way Open and 4-way Women on Friday, and both events are ready for the first cut. The official rules reduce the number of teams to six after Round 8. The World Air Games are over for five of the 11 teams, unless the host decides to include the Qatar Tigers, who compete as a guest team at the World Air Games. Dubai Asaar's Black team would be the next in line to continue with Round 9.
Two more teams will be eliminated after Round 9. The... (more)
Did you know that NMP PCH Hayabusa and Arizona Airspeed show great comradery in Dubai?
posted: Dec 10th, 2015 The day started out with light winds, mild temperatures and a great feeling around the DZ that the 4–way Open and 4–way Women's events would get several jumps done, and the pace was steady until around 2 PM, when the winds kicked up and the meet went on a weather hold.
In the 4–way Open event the meet seems to be a test of who will blink first, with the Americans (Arizona Airspeed) and the Belgian team (NMP Pch HayaBusa) tied through Round 5. The skydiving is fast paced and nearly flawless.
In addition to a displaying their abilities in the air, the comradery between these two teams... (more)