Did you know that Gryttjom Volo won the 3rd consecutive Swedish 4-way title?
posted: Jul 31st, 2015 Sweden's national championship was completed after all ten rounds, and defending champion Gryttjom Volo did not have too much trouble taking back the lead and extending it to a 9-point victory at the end.
Joey Jones' first update from Sweden on Friday had his guest team Fusion surprisingly in 1st place by three points after Round 3. Gryttjom Volo had lost a total of seven points in the first three rounds, most of them due to video angles.
The highly experienced Volo competitors, including former Arcteryx member Mattias Nord, were apparently... (more)
Did you know that Joey Jones reports from the Swedish Nationals?
posted: Jul 29th, 2015 Teams in Sweden are in the middle of their national championships this week, and Joey Jones provided information from Gryttjom, home of the Stockholm Skydiving Club. He is once again visiting the Scandinavian country, where his wife Lena was born and raised. Lena Jones competed with Sweden's national team in 4-way Women many years ago.
Joey Jones is competing with guest team Fusion and is currently three points ahead of the reigning 4-way champions, Gryttjom Volo, who have won the national championships in 2013 and 2014. Team Fusion has Joey Jones, Keith Riley from New Zealand, former Dutch... (more)
Did you know that Vision 99 has turned from a top contender into a top challenger?
posted: Jul 20th, 2015 Last weekend's competition draw was just as challenging for all AAA Class teams as it was for the two teams in the Czech Republic, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported yesterday.
The scores of six AAA Class teams are currently posted on the overall leaderboard, with four of them from the United Kingdom, where Skydive Dunkeswell hosted the UKSL July meet. The 25 British teams completed all six rounds on Saturday from two Beech 99 jump planes.
Three of the four British AAA Class teams posted meet averages slightly below their previous... (more)
Did you know that the Czech teams are holding their ground on this weekend's overall leaderboard?
posted: Jul 19th, 2015 This weekend, Czech Skydiving League Director Jan Klapka tried for the third time to get his 4-way teams into freefall from jump planes, and he eventually succeeded.
He had tried two times earlier this year, and bad weather did not allow the Czech teams to post any scores on outdoor leaderboards. This weekend, six teams completed six rounds with great results.
Bad Boys and CZ Ladies handled the block-heavy and, with three slot-switching sequences, challenging AAA Class draw very well. Bad Boys had posted a higher meet average only once in May 2014, when the 30-pointer for a Super Sequence... (more)
Did you know that Monaco Vitalsea won the Coupe de France with another new 8-way lineup?
posted: Jul 17th, 2015 The second Coupe de France competition this year included once again an 8-way competition that three teams attended in Vannes.
Three 8-way teams had also competed at the first event in Bouloc in May, and two of them came back to finish off the Coupe de France 2015 before the national championships conclude the national competition season in France in mid-August.
The French national 8-way team does not compete at the Coupe de France events and will meet the Golden Knights at the World Cup in September. However, a few members of the French... (more)
Did you know that the VAF Warriots needed a peak performance to defend the national 4-way title?
posted: Jul 16th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News previews of Denmark's national championship on May 5th, May 20th and recently on July 4th seemed to promise a battle for the country's 4-way top spot.
The 10-round competition was completed yesterday, and it lived up to the expectations. The old and new 4-way champion and national team, VAF Warriors, was pushed more than any other Danish top team in the past and needed a peak performance to fend... (more)