Did you know that Jennifer Davidson joins XPG4 for the 2024 season? posted: Feb 16th, 2024 More personnel changes in 4-way lineups have recently taken place, and one of them is on the top level of Formation Skydiving competition. In fact, the involved team is arguably a top contender for the 26th FAI World Formation Skydiving Championships 2024, the U.S. national team in 4-way Women, XPG4.
XPG4 trained and competed with Michelle Karamon (Point), Jeana Billings (Outside Center), Brenn Richards (Tail) and Anna Brunner (Inside Center) since the beginning of the 2022 season. Michelle Karamon, Jeana Billings and Brenn Richards together had Morgan Womble in their lineup for a year before... (more)
Did you know that the Wind Games 2024 are scheduled for the Paraclete XP weekend? posted: Feb 14th, 2024 Two of the largest and most popular 4-way competitions are coming up soon, the annual Wind Games and the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship. Both events are the national indoor championships at the same time, for the United States and for Spain.
The Paraclete XP Indoor Championship has been taking place at the beginning of February when the event was launched in 2011, then moved to the end of February in 2014. The Wind Games started in 2014 and were scheduled for the month of January or the beginning of February, where they have been taking place until 2020.
The corona virus crisis put an end... (more)
Did you know that Dutch team Out Of The Blue has a new lineup? posted: Feb 13th, 2024 Interesting news came from the Netherlands earlier this month. The Dutch national indoor and outdoor champions, Out OF The Blue (OOTB), announced that there will be a major change in the lineup. Only two members of the time period between 2018 and 2023 continue, Mechie Voermans and Ralf Pijnenburg.
Mechie Voermans is the only remaining original OOTB member of 2017, after her 4-way time with the previous Dutch national 4-way teams, Whooops and M4trix. Ralf Pijnenburg started as a participant in the Dutch Formation Skydiving Project 20+ and was selected for the next OOTB lineup in 2018.
Did you know that Dennis Praet explained the HayaBusa and Kiss My Grips situations? posted: Feb 12th, 2024 The NSL News has given 4-way teams from Slovakia special attention since the Hurricane Factory Tatralandia hosted the 4th FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championship in April 2023. It was the 4-way Junior team SDU GenZ that initiated the more consistent attention, even though Slovakia's Skydive University 4-way team attended events of the Czech Tunnel League regularly between 2016 and 2019 and competed for their country at the FAI Indoor World Championship 2019.
4-way Women team Kiss My Grips was a part of the whole aftermath due to their participation at the 4th FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championship... (more)
Did you know that the Florida Skydiving League had a successful comeback last weekend? posted: Feb 12th, 2024 The NSL News reported on 22 December 2023 that the Florida Skydiving League was planning a comeback after a long break with no or very little participation. The first meet was scheduled for January 13th at Skydive Sebastian. The update on January 17th did not include scores and videos, as the event had to be canceled due to inclement weather. The Florida Skydiving League will return to Sebastian in April instead.
Three Florida teams then visited Skydive City last weekend to launch the 2024 outdoor season, and they were compensated for the miss in January with perfect weather. They needed only... (more)
Did you know that Julien Degen won 4-way and 8-way double top spots in 2022 and 2023? posted: Feb 10th, 2024 Most of the featured people in the NSL Profiles are former 4-way and 8-way competitors, often world champions and celebrities, and most of them are still active in the sport, one way or another. Some of them are even still active competitors, including reigning world champions Niklas Hemlin (Arizona Airspeed) and Kirk Verner (GKXP8), also NMP PCH HayaBusa's top contenders Dennis Praet and David Grauwels.
Julien Degen was recently added to the featured NSL Profiles, as the NSL News reported on January 30th. He represents the combination of a former world champion, as the profile story pointed... (more)