Did you know that the next NSL Live Talk with NMP PCH HayaBusa was Storytelling? posted: Nov 3rd, 2023 The opportunity of meeting the best teams in the world of Formation Skydiving competition does not come up very often. The major FAI/ISC events, world championships and world cups, brings them usually together to the same place at the same time. Other than that, fans and journalists can find them only at their training sites.
There are a few other events that may attract them to travel there, as well, while that is mostly coincidental, even though the top teams are looking for challenging meet opportunities for themselves and sometimes even coordinate their competition schedules with other top... (more)
Did you know that Czech 4-way seniors return to indoor competition this month? posted: Nov 2nd, 2023 The Czech Indoor Cloud League team at the Hurricane Factory in Prague was once again first with submitting scores and videos for the month of October. Two more teams than in September competed for the highscores in the six ICL categories (AAA - AA - A - RRR - RR - R).
The new 4-way seniors of Skywalkers Junior won the usual monthly duel with the juniors of HF Chameleons, this time by three points for the total of the two Open Class sequences (43 - 40). Skywalkers Junior member Filip Lukavec was once again with the HF Chameleons, who he will compete with at the next indoor world championship.
Did you know that Blue Magic celebrated their 40-year anniversary with 4-way and 8-way videos of 1983? posted: Oct 31st, 2023 Outdoor scores from Switzerland at major FAI/ISC events have been rare in the most recent years. Airheads competed at the FAI Outdoor World Championship 2018, which is the last time in the NSL News records. Airheads, Realfly Fire and Airdrops competed at the national indoor championship in March, before Realfly Fire and Airdrops represented Switzerland at the 4th FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championship in Slovakia this year. Both Swiss teams have only indoor scores on their NSL News team pages.
The NSL News reported earlier that Switzerland hosted 4-way world champions long ago. The update that... (more)
Did you know that Fire Phoenix was the most improved team at the Italian Indoor Nationals? posted: Oct 30th, 2023 Italian 4-way teams had to travel to Poland in November 2022 if they wanted to compete at the country's national indoor championship. The event was embedded in the Flyspot Open 2022, as the NSL News reported on 16 November 2022.
Four Italian teams competed at Flyspot Katowice last year, and the same four teams were back in October 2022, without the necessity of any traveling between Italy and Poland. It was probably no surprise that twice as many teams participated on home turf in Italy. Eleven teams had attended the previous indoor competition in Italy in 2019.
All four teams at the event... (more)
Did you know that NMP PCH HayaBusa have a new point? posted: Oct 27th, 2023 The last NSL Live Talk on Zoom was a conversation with NMP PCH HayaBusa's 4-time world champion David Grauwels on October 18th. He confirmed that the Belgian world-class team had completed their selection of a new team member.
David Grauwels also mentioned that his team would very soon begin with the new lineup's first outdoor training, which was scheduled for this month at Skydive City. The introduction of the new team member would rather be a personal one during this training camp, and the complete lineup was available on Thursday after a short training day.
The winds had picked up, and... (more)
Did you know that multi VFS world champion Jason Russell competed in vertical and horizontal USPA events? posted: Oct 25th, 2023 The NSL News covered 4-way VFS competition for the first time in April 2006. The success of the growing NSL 4-way Network in the United States and in other countries had inspired VFS teams and competitors to become a part of more organized 4-way competition with more regional events. VFS eventually even had its own presence as a league at SKYLEAGUE.COM.
Skydive Chicago, Skydive Perris and Roaming DZ Dublin hosted three events in 2006, four years before the event would be integrated into world championships. A total of seven teams competed at the three different locations in 2006, only Team Mandrin... (more)