18th FAI World Formation Skydiving Championships 2008
9 - 14 August 2008 in Maubeuge, France
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Did you know that JaNette Lefkowitz and Christy Frikken have very similar world meet stories?
posted: Aug 18th, 2020
NSL Live Talk with SDC Rhythm XP is a regular feature of the NSL News, and the team's new inside center, Christy Frikken, has been a part of NSL Live Talk many times, as well. However, the most recently... (more
Did you know that the World Meet 2008 included an unoffical Scandinavian championship?
posted: Dec 5th, 2008
The NSL News goes back to the World Meet 2008.
The most relevant event in Formation Skydiving competition has already produced plenty of stories, which can all be found on the three event pages for... (more
Did you know that the French iScore system will be available for the public in one year?
posted: Sep 30th, 2008
It is an interesting point in time for the high technology experts in the sport. The progression of skydiving has not only been happening in the athletic area. The environment of Formation Skydiving competition... (more
Did you know that the Finals begin with the most interesting event?
posted: Aug 14th, 2008
It is a cold morning in Maubeuge, but the skies are clear, and there is not much wind at all. It is kind of sad that the running round is already the last one. There is no way back, Round 8 is the last... (more
Did you know that the Fun Flag got ripped again today?
posted: Aug 13th, 2008
Back to happier events than rules and freeze frames and bad weather - if you can say so...
The weather was still not cooperating very well or not at all today. Meet Director Patrice Girardin has already... (more
Did you know that the semifinals are in full swing?
posted: Aug 13th, 2008
The teams of the female 4-way category are already done with their semifinals.
It is still a tight competition on the very top. All three teams in the medal positions lost points, Aerokart Deep Blue... (more
Did you know that Deep Blue members repaired the Fun Flag - and lost it?
posted: Aug 11th, 2008
The 8-way teams are still completing Round 4, while the 4-way teams were sent home in the late afternoon without any more jumping. The last update of the day is once again about the most important item... (more
Did you know that Bodyflight Storm mastered trouble situations?
posted: Aug 11th, 2008
Both 4-way events have completed four rounds, and both events are still as spicy as it could be hoped for. Airspeed Odyssey does not have as strong a position after four rounds any longer as it seemed... (more
Did you know that the Fun Flag is flying in the rain?
posted: Aug 10th, 2008
Meet Direcor Patrice Girardin just announced at the World Meet 2008 in Maubeuge that the 4-way teams are on stand-by. It is raining at the moment. However, he said that the forecast promises better weather... (more
Did you know that the scores of the official training jumps provide additional insights?
posted: Aug 9th, 2008
Things have become more serious now at the World Meet 2008 in Maubeuge. The scores of the World Meet 2006 in Germany have already been replaced by the scoring tables for the upcoming competition.
Did you know that Claire "Sparky" Scott tries to defend her gold medal?
posted: Aug 9th, 2008
No weather problems at all so far today - the dropzone in Maubeuge is very busy. NSL photographer Nathan Polis has prepared a clip with an overview of the whole dropzone, which will be uploaded soon. It... (more
Did you know that the Fun Flag had its first showing in the NSL office?
posted: Aug 8th, 2008
It was a very exciting day at the World Meet 2008 in Maubeuge. The situation in 8-way has settled after the NSL News interview with John Hoover and Eric Heinsheimer. The Italian 4-way and 8-way friends... (more
Did you know that the World Meet polls indicate no big surprises?
posted: Aug 5th, 2008
The World Meet 2008 polls confirm Airspeed Odyssey as the top contender in the 4-way Open Class so far.
The NSL News audience indicates that the race for the silver medals might take place between Hayabusa... (more
Did you know that two medalists of 2006 will defend their honors in the Women's Class?
posted: Aug 4th, 2008
Comparing the lineups of the medal winners and top contenders at the World Meet 2006 in Germany and 2008 in France in the 4-way Open Class showed already that a few teams try again with the same or a very... (more
Did you know that the Whites conceded after four rounds and more bad weather?
posted: Jul 9th, 2008
The second competition of the Coupe de France 2008 will make it into the history books - not for the best reasons though. The event was supposed to be the final showdown between the two female lineups,... (more
Did you know that the Blues are 11 points ahead of the Whites?
posted: Jul 7th, 2008
The French race for the slot as the national 4-way team in the female category seems to come to an end - despite ongoing weather problems. The weather conditions last weekend were similar to the previously... (more
Did you know that NSL-TV of Round 4 includes the one and only Fortitudo video?
posted: Jul 2nd, 2008
Round 4 of the oudoor meet at the Paraclete XP Money Meet 2008 is now available on NSL-TV. It was the second fastest sequence of the competition (21-E-Q-L) and moved Airspeed Odyssey two points further... (more
Did you know that Christy Frikken is filling Fastrax Blue's Point slot?
posted: Jun 11th, 2008
The NSL News story on 21 May 2008 brought the sad news that Fastrax Blue member Kelley Frederickson had died in her sleep at night in the middle of a training camp in Perris. Fastrax founder John Hart... (more
Did you know that Fastrax Blue lost Kelley Frederickson?
posted: May 21st, 2008
Sad news came from California yesterday. Kelley Frederickson, Point for Fastrax Blue, the US national team in the female 4-way category, passed away on May 20. She died in her sleep at night in the middle... (more
Did you know that Russia will have a new female lineup this year?
posted: May 9th, 2008
The NSL News story on 4 May 2008 covered the current situation in the female 4-way category. The article mentioned that there was still a questionmark behind the reigning bronze medalist of 2006, Russia.
Did you know that the competition will be tight and on a high level in the female category?
posted: May 4th, 2008
The 2008 season has already brought many interesting scores of national teams to the leaderboards of the several indoor and outdoor events. The NSL News has covered the run-up to the World Championship... (more