Did you know that the VAF Warriors are ready for the upcoming showdown with Pangaea and Prime Pickles? posted: Jul 4th, 2015 Several national championships in Europe are scheduled for the month of July, as the summer months offer the best opportunity to complete the events due to the weather patterns.
Denmark is one of the countries with an earlier date, as the summer is shorter in the northern parts of Europe.
The Sun Path Products NSL News reported a more competitive situation in Denmark this year, with updates from different perspectives on May 5th and on May 20th.
Both stories explained that there are two teams, Prime Pickles and Pangaea, who are planning to challenge the reigning champions and national... (more)
Did you know that Satori's comeback has become reality? posted: Jul 3rd, 2015 It has been a long time since the name of the British 4-way team Satori appeared on any leaderboard.
In fact, it was the UK Nationals 2013 where Satori won with a 20.5 average. Julia Foxwell, Aaron Faith, Ian Hodgkinson and John McIver were in the last lineup, with Dave Head on camera.
Two years have gone by, and there is still no leaderboard with Satori on it. However, this may change this year, as the rumors of a Satori comeback have materialized with 24 training jumps on Thursday. There seems to be a realistic chance that Satori will be back on the UK leaderboard later this year.UK Nationals... (more)
Did you know that sand-bagging has been re-defined for the Clash of Champions? posted: Jul 2nd, 2015 The story on May 11th brought great news to teams who usually don't expect much of awards and prizes when they attend an indoor or outdoor competition. The Clash of Champions at Inflight Dubai had announced a total of $33,000 cash prizes only for the A and AA Class competition this December.
A new update on June 16th then explained that Formation Skydiving Coordinator and Chief Judge Pete Allum and Meet Director Iain Scott Macdonald would apply a "sand-bagging rule" for these two categories:
"If your team (as an entirety) has previously won AA or A in a previous national skydiving championship... (more)
Did you know that last weekend's meet videos show the Remscheid potential? posted: Jul 1st, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News update on June 28th included the competition videos of the German team AtomiX, one of the expected medal contenders at this year's national championships.
AtomiX had finished last weekend's 8-round battle with Remscheid at a regional event, the Nord Cup 2015, one point behind in 2nd place. Remscheid, with a very experienced lineup of German national 4-way and 8-way champions in the past two decades, was the favorite in this 2-team battle and did not expect the younger and newer team to be so close.
However, videos of Remscheid's eight competition rounds at the... (more)
Did you know that Steve Lefkowitz scored for iFLY Seattle's Indoor Cloud League team? posted: Jun 30th, 2015 The end of the month increases once again the coverage of the Indoor Cloud League activities. Yesterday's Sun Path Products NSL News update reported that SkyVenture Montreal took away the top position from the Hurricane Factory by four points.
Earlier last week, and shortly after the June meet of the Northwest Skydiving League, iFLY Seattle had added the scores and videos for the six indoor categories to the ICL leaderboard for June. iFLY Seattle finished with a total of 114 points and is currently in 4th place.
NWSL Director Deb Correia said that her iFLY Seattle team had scheduled one main... (more)
Did you know that three SkyVenture Montreal lineups joined Indoor Cloud League forces to take the June lead? posted: Jun 29th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News posted Indoor Cloud League videos from SkyVenture Montreal with the story on May 21st, which covered the "Chuteless Devils", very young Canadian indoor 4-way flyers.
The scores of the "Chuteless Devils" were submitted too late for the month of April, however, they would have lifted SkyVenture Montreal from 6th to 2nd place. The conclusion was obvious: "SkyVenture Montreal, with the Bisson family and the new junior team, will soon be back charging for the top of the ICL leaderboard..."
In fact, Richard Bisson and Katie Woods were back a month later with scores... (more)
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