Did you know that the scores of 61 teams and the first meet story are already posted? posted: May 23rd, 2005 The past weekend turns out to offer as many scores and much information as it could be expected. Around noon on Monday, a total of 61 teams was already listed in the scoring table, with the teams of several leagues still not on the board yet. The first meet story of the Midwest Skydiving League competition at Skydive Chicago follows below.
There comes a lot of additional information with the scores. The new member of the European Skydiving League in the Czech Republic has already provided the meet scores, pictures and team members of the Czech teams, and some of the meet videos from Europe can... (more)
Did you know that new MWSL competitor Laurent Beaudouin won SkyVenture Orlando tunnel time on Safety Day? posted: Apr 1st, 2005 Laurent Beaudouin is the lucky winner of a SkyVenture Orlando certificate, which was solicited by Midwest Skydiving League Director Alan Butt. Chicagoland Skydiving, one of the Midwest Skydiving League hosts, organized a Safety Day event this year at the skydiving center in Hinckley, Illinois, and the MWSL Director provided the SkyVenture prize for the event raffle.
The D.Z. management counted approx. 150 people on site that day. Alan Butt explained why the event is special and enjoys a great participation. "Safety Day is different up here. While it comes during the prime jumping season in the... (more)
Did you know that Eliana Rodriguez will visit the Midwest Skydiving League meet in July? posted: Mar 28th, 2005 The Midwest Skydiving League season launches its 2005 season with the season opener on May 21 at Skydive Chicago. The professional skydiving center in Ottawa and Chicagoland Skydiving in Hinckly are both hosting two of the five MWSL meets this year.
The third meet of the MWSL 2005 schedule will be hosted by the Sky Knights Sport Parachute Club in Wisconsin on July 23. The Sky Knights management has recently finalized a special incentive for this July event. Current Airspeed Odyssey member and reigning 8-way world champion, Eliana Rodriguez, will visit as the event coach. MWSL Director Alan Butt... (more)
Did you know that the Midwest Skydiving League Rookies Class teams had a sensational competition at the playoffs? posted: Sep 15th, 2004 The fifth and final MWSL meet of the 2004 season took place last weekend under perfect skydiving conditions at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Hinckley, IL. Six teams, five of whom had attended every MWSL meet this season, competed for off-season bragging rights, prizes and the opportunity to compete in the NSL Championships at SkyQuest 2004. In a format new for 2004, this event was a “meet within a meet”. Through the first six rounds, the teams were not only putting up scores for MWSL meet 5, but also for the NSL Playoffs 2004. Thus MWSL Meet 5 was completed Saturday evening and the final... (more)
Did you know that all Midwest Skydiving League teams improved their meet averages last weekend? posted: Aug 17th, 2004 In stark contrast to the dangerously violent weather impacting Florida and the East Coast last weekend, the Midwest was blessed with near perfect skydiving weather. And while August meets in the Midwest typically involve enduring some of the most oppressive heat and humidity of the year, we had near record lows and a high only in the low 70’s. Six teams, all of whom were participating in at least their third MWSL meet of the season, took advantage of the spectacular weather at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, IL. And, since we had two teams in each of three classes, all were able to experience face... (more)
Did you know that A Class and Rookie Class teams had a very exciting competition at the Midwest Skydiving League? posted: Jun 23rd, 2004 What a difference a month makes! The big story of the Midwest Skydiving League season opener in May was the weather. On June 19th the league held its second meet and the competitors took center stage - the way it should be.Hinckley 5 put on a show in the AAA Class. We certainly hope to see them next month. Good Vibrations put on another impressive performance. The team changed to a less experienced line-up and decided to give the AA Class a shot. As the scores show, the team was ready for the challenge. We look forward to seeing what the Good Vibrations decides to do at the next meet.The A Class... (more)