Did you know that the next 4-way showdown between France Maubeuge and DeLand Majik is coming up? posted: Sep 17th, 2004 The NSL News has arrived at the competition site of the World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2004 in Rijeka, Croatia. The updates on last weekend's NSL Playoffs 2004 events have continued in the meantime with meet stories from the Midwest and Carolina, thanks to the league directors. The Texas story will follow next. Then the results of the NSL SkyVenture Competition will be posted.
It is still a busy time of the 2004 competition season. The European Skydiving League just completed its 2004 championship, the NSL Playoffs followed a week later, this weekend features the beginning of the... (more)
Did you know that Carolina Ice defended the Carolina Skydiving League Championship 2004? posted: Sep 16th, 2004 The final meet of the Carolina Skydiving League 2004 was held at Carolina Sky Sports on September 11. Good weather and a fast FrankenOtter allowed the twelve registered teams to complete all of the scheduled rounds with time to spare. A special thanks to the hosts of the meet, Paul and Nancy Fayard, for providing excellent facilities, staff and aircraft for a safe and successful weekend.
The five teams in the Introductory Class had four rounds with 50 seconds of working time to sort out the medals. Loose Change with 42 points, a pick up team with Steve Johnson, Stuart Wood, Kim Walker and Sherry... (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 a new round of NSL-TV has been uploaded? posted: Sep 13th, 2004 The newest footage for NSL-TV of the NSL Playoffs 2004 will not be available for a while. The NSL office will be vacated until well after the end of the World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2004 in Croatia. The NSL News will travel to the event site in Europe and try to provide as much information and stories as possible. (more)
Did you know that Hayabusa's 19.3 average helped Belgium to win The Spirit? posted: Sep 13th, 2004 While the scores of the NSL Playoffs 2004 trickle in, an update on the European Skydiving League Championship 2004 is overdue. The event was concluded on September 4th after ten rounds of great 4-way competition in Spa, Belgium. The meet story with several pictures is posted at the ESL website. (more)
Did you know that the NSL Playoffs 2004 are coming up - with or without Florida? posted: Sep 10th, 2004 While Florida is still cleaning up after Hurricane Frances, leagues and teams in the rest of the country prepare for the NSL Playoffs 2004. The NSL operation was slowed down once again since it was just as much involved and troubled with the aftermath of Frances as everybody else. In fact, DeLand looked and still looks like a battlefield.
The NSL office was secured and pepared by the building's owner before Frances visited the area. The landlord and NSL decided to keep the barricades and sandbags where they are until Hurricane Ivan will have left Florida next week. Floridians still hope that... (more)