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Josh Hall, Arizona Airspeed 4-way world champion of 2012, organizes the Southern California Skydiving League, together with Cristina Olson. Steve Miller is judging the 4-way events of the Southern California Skydiving League, and Scott Latinis is the Texas Skydiving League Director.
Josh Hall, Steve Miller and Scott Latinis have something in common, which goes back to a 4-way team in the early days of the Southwest Skydiving League, Elsinore GT. Steve Miller founded the team in 2002 (Steven Miller, John Craig, Ian Bobo, Shannon Pilcher, Alex Pincus, Ken Olson on camera) and won USPA silver medals in the AAA/Advanced Class competition with the 2004 lineup (Steve Miller, John Craig, Brian Vande Krol, Josh Hall, Jonathan Tagle on camera).
Elsinore GT continued with a different lineup in 2005 (Steve Miller, John Craig, Robert May, Jon Martens, Clint Clawson on camera) and then retired. A mysterious reunion happened (or not) at the July meet of the Southern California Skydiving League 2014 before Steve Miller restricted himself to judging the SCSL meets.
TSL 2019 - San Marcos Showdown
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This indirect reunion in different positions did not materialize due to the weather situation in Southern California. Only Scott Latinis had scores on the weekend's leaderboard, despite a compromised weather situation at Skydive Spaceland San Marcos, as well.
All three Elsinore GT alumni actually never trained and competed together in the same lineup. Steve Miller and Scott Latinis were team mates in 2003, Steve Miller and Josh Hall in 2004. Josh Hall then joined Perris Fury before becoming a 4-way world champion with Arizona Airspeed.
Thomas Hughes is actually another Elsinore GT alumnus, as he was filming the team randomly in 2005, the year when he was also on camera here and there for DeLand Fire, 4-way world champion of 2006. He won his own FAI gold medal together with Josh Hall in Dubai 2012.
"Seven teams had registered, unfortunately AAA Class team Spaceforce BTR had to withdraw due to an injury of one of the team members the day prior to the meet. The injury was not serious, but was severe enough to prevent the team from competing. Clouds, rain, and wind caused a delayed start and delays during the day, resulting in the AAA and AA teams being able to complete only four rounds."
Before the A Class teams could board the plane for their Round 4, they decided that the winds were too gusty to land safely. Meet director Scott Latinis decided to call the meet at that time and finish up with the award ceremony.
EGT alumni Thomas Hughes was a part of his final meet greetings at the awards ceremony: "Thanks to y'all who competed, and much appreciation to Skydive Spaceland San Marcos manifest, staff, pilots, packers, and loaders, and to Chief Judge Thomas Hughes." No other NCSL and TSL meets are scheduled for the same weekend this year.