Did you know that the VAF Warriors come back with the same lineup and different slots?
posted: Jan 16th, 2014 The field of teams competing at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014 in DeLand at the beginning of March includes many national teams who will represent their countries at this year's world meet in the Czech Republic. One of them is the VAF Warriors who will compete for Denmark at both events.
The VAF Warriors were formed at the beginning of the 2013 season and introduced with the story on 8 March 2013. It was a preview of the World... (more)
Did you know that the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014 includes world class 8way?
posted: Jan 13th, 2014 The story of the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship began in 2007, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 4 January 2014, while the Shamrock Showdown was launched in 2002. The recent story on 7 January 2014 had featured the 2002 battle between DeLand Majik and Airspeed Vertical.
The March event at Skydive DeLand was only a 4way competition until 2009. Golden Knights team captain Brian "BK" Krause asked for an 8way competition for the first time at the... (more)
Did you know that Julien Degen and Mathieu Bernier have been separated from each other?
posted: Dec 18th, 2013 The latest contribution for Blue Skies Mag was not directly related to other news that recently came from France. In fact, not even the earlier and very comprehensive update from France on 6 November 2013 included a significant change for the French national 4way team, Maubeuge Aerodyne.
National head coach Jeremie Rollett said at that time that he began to see the benefits coming after the personnel changes for his new 4way Open Class lineup. Julien Degen and... (more)
Did you know that Raykipo went through 4way Heaven and Hell between Banja Luka and Dubai?
posted: Dec 16th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News has followed the career of the British 4way team Raykipo since the team was formed for the Rookie Class competition of 2010 in the United Kingdom Skydiving League. Ever since, Raykipo has demonstrated the perfect progression by moving up into the next category year by year. The latest Raykipo update was posted on 14 May 2013.
The 2013 season was the first one in the AAA Class, which opened up the opportunity for Raykipo to attend international FAI/IPC events where only the AAA Class competition... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Asaar has taken the world's #4 position in 8way?
posted: Dec 13th, 2013 Skydive Dubai's recent Formation Skydiving competition story began with Eliana Rodriguez and Craig Girard and two 4way teams in 2011. The two former Airspeed members, both world champions of 2008 and silver medalists of 2010, had moved to Dubai and were in charge of building up a team project from scratch.
The first international appearance of the two new 4way teams, Dubai Red and Dubai Gold, with player coaches Eliana Rodriguez and Craig Girard, took place in the Advanced Class competition of the USPA Nationals 2011.... (more)
Did you know that France has made the next move in 4way Women?
posted: Dec 12th, 2013 The same formula that the Sun Path Products NSL News used to evaluate the current situation and the proportional relationship between NMP-PCH Hayabusa and Arizona Airspeed can also be applied for another race for gold medals at the World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 in Prostejov.
France (Aerodyne French Girls) and USA (Golden Knights) will most likely be the two top contenders for gold in the female 4way category, and this race has been going on for the same time period as in the Open Class. However, the situation between the two teams is very different.
The Golden Knights came... (more)