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Did you know that James "Bu" Klinge is not far behind Doug Barron and Andrew Happick? posted: Jan 23rd, 2021 The recent NSL News updates covered the few teams and competitors who have won USPA gold medals in 4-way Intermediate (AA) and 4-way Advanced (AAA) consecutively at the national championships. The series of articles began when Skydive Midwest NEXT visited Skydive Sebastian for an outdoor winter camp.
Team founder Megan George was in the NEXT lineups of 2015 and 2016 who accomplished the USPA double-gold, and she reminded the NSL News that VTSD/Carolina Turbo XP did the same in 2009/2010. Yesterdays follow-up story added the information and pointed out that current SDC Rhythm XP members Andrew... (more)
Did you know that Andrew Happick and Doug Barron have a USPA gold medal collection like nobody else? posted: Jan 22nd, 2021 The recent visit of the NSL News at Skydive Sebastian included a new NSL Live Talk conversation with Skydive Midwest NEXT. The USPA Advanced Class champions of 2016 are back with a new lineup after a 2-year break.
The conversation with the team touched an interesting topic that deserved more attention. It is actually only one team member who is now back with the new lineup, and Megan George is also the founder of the team. The previous update included a brief overview of the history of Skydive Midwest NEXT.
Megan George and her 2016/2017 team mates accomplished something that has not happened... (more)
Did you know that Agera FS 2022 is the first team on the NSL Cloud Mondial January leaderboard? posted: Jan 21st, 2021 Agera FS 2022 has been in the NSL News since the team was founded in 2019. The Norwegian team caught the attention of the NSL News first time in Kjetil Nordin's update from the Norwegian Nationals the same year.
The new and young team finished only in 2nd place behind a pick-up team with experienced Norwegian 4-way competitors (Yngve Bøe Haugom, Ulrik Høgsberg, Pål Kolbenstvedt, Kjetil Nordin). The next update from Norway on 16 March 2020 featured the team a year later with videos from a training camp in DeLand, Florida, and with NSL Live Talk recorded during the same outdoor training camp.
Did you know that the road to the most exciting 8-way competition could be open again? posted: Jan 19th, 2021 NSL News updates have covered the gradual comeback of Airspeed XP8 member Matt Davidson regularly. There is one special reason why his comeback deserves more attention than others. The NSL News had explained on 3 December 2019 that only Matt Davidson could complete his own Decade of 8-way Excellence by winning his 5th consecutive FAI gold medal at the next world meet.
Other updates continued with the same topic regularly, before and after his hip surgery. He joined XP8 indoor training not too long after the hip surgery and scheduled his outdoor comeback for December, with the XP8 training camp... (more)
Did you know that the 2021/2022/2023 FAI/ISC schedule could be finalized this coming weekend? posted: Jan 18th, 2021 The ISC (International Skydiving Commission) delegates to the World Air Sports Federation (Federation Aeronautique Internationale - FAI) have their first busy online weekend behind them. Almost 100 people discussed the 2021 agenda using an online platform, and the deliberations continue throughout the week until the plenary will vote on any decisions on the coming weekend.
No major rule changes are expected in Formation Skydiving competition, and the major topic is the schedule of the FAI/ISC events, mainly world meets and world cups in the coming years. The basic outline of the schedule for... (more)
Did you know that JaNette Lefkowitz was coaching SDMW NEXT and is back in the active lineup for the 6th DIPC? posted: Jan 17th, 2021 The NSL News introduced the new lineup of Skydive Midwest NEXT in September last year. Newest member Gorka Amian had joined the lineup, after Lauren and Elliott Byrd became a part of the team's comeback at the beginning of the 2020 season.
Original member Megan George had launched the team project in 2015 when she and her husband decided to join the Midwest Skydiving League. Requirement for becoming a part of the league and hosting MWSL events at their skydiving center was a home team that participates in the MWSL meets.
Megan George explained that they put teams together in 2013 for a starting... (more)