Did you know that juniors will have their own leaderboard and medals at the first Indoor World Meet?
posted: Jun 3rd, 2015 Two recent Sun Path Products NSL News updates brought a new generation of 4-way competitors to the attention of the audience.
The story on May 19th covered the Aerokart Ak'demie project in France, and the story on May 21st introduced the Chuteless Devils from Canada.
The same stories mentioned that kids and teenagers have been a part of indoor 4-way Formation Skydiving competition for several years.
They have always been welcome by the hosts and caught special attention by other... (more)
Did you know that 4-way is addictive and a never ending road?
posted: May 29th, 2015 The aftermath of the World Challenge 2015 is still far from over. There is a lot of footage and content that a field of nearly 100 teams generates and that cannot be processed and published timely.
The competition videos of NMP-PCH Hayabusa were uploaded early, on April 7th, together with the very entertaining video of the Hayabusa Hostage Crisis. The Sun Path Products NSL News now follows up with the video of a live interview of the complete Hayabusa lineup... (more)
Did you know that Equinox has not missed a World Challenge since 2012?
posted: May 28th, 2015 The AA Class competition at the World Challenge 2015 lived up to the name of the event as much as all other categories did this year. Teams from seven different countries gave the AA Class competition the atmosphere of a world meet.
The Sun Path Products NSL News zoomed in on the details of the AA Class competition on April 23rd, with the main focus on the winner, UK home team Chatterchicks, and the teams in the medal rankings.
The team right behind the medalists... (more)
Did you know that the Dubai delegation has the year's Grande Finale on home turf?
posted: May 27th, 2015 The end of the 2015 season will bring teams and competitors once again to Dubai, this time for an indoor/outdoor doubleheader, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on May 2nd.
The Dubai 4-way and 8-way delegation, headed by Craig Girard and Eliana Rodriguez since 2011, is usually traveling across the planet throughout the competition season before coming back to their home turf at Skydive Dubai (outdoor) and Inflight Dubai (indoor) for the last major event of the year, the Dubai International Parachuting Championship (DIPC). This... (more)
Did you know that 4-way kids are challenging their parents in France?
posted: May 19th, 2015 Wind tunnel practice did not only bring a new training tool to skydivers and a new attraction to non-skydivers. It also opened the door for a new generation of teams and competitors.
Teenagers do not have to wait any longer until they turn 18 and are permitted to jump from air planes in most countries of the world. There are no age limits for indoor training and competition, and it did not take very long until the first kids showed up at indoor 4-way competitions.
The Sun Path Products NSL News history in this area began with Ellie McCoy, who competed with Team Aeon at the World Challenge... (more)
Did you know that the Hurricane Factory is hosting the first FAI/IPC Indoor World Meet?
posted: May 13th, 2015 The International Parachuting Commission (IPC) "conducts parachuting activities, in particular world records and international competitions", for the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). Indoor competition is not really a parachuting activity, however, the IPC added the new and popular sport to its agenda when the FAI decided to get involved.
The first official FAI event was the FAI World Cup of Indoor Skydiving, hosted by iFLY Austin in November 2014. Aerokart Deep Blue won the competition and became... (more)