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Did you know that the Qatar Falcons may have similar goals as the Qatar Tigers?
posted: Nov 27th, 2016 The story of Qatar's 8-way team, the Falcons, actually began at the USPA Nationals 2011, where the first lineup competed in the Intermediate Class competition. It was a combination of the Qatar Tigers and Falcons 4-way teams that posted the first 8-way scores (6.9) on the USPA leaderboard. Three members of Qatar's current national team, the Tigers, were in the 8-way lineup of 2011 and are now pursuing medal positions in the 4-way Open Class competition. The second 4-way team of Qatar's Formation Skydiving competition project, the Falcons, had several personnel changes over the years, and... (more)

Did you know that the ISR Grand Prix 2016 includes Thunder ISR's last 4-way competition?
posted: Nov 26th, 2016 The annual ISR Grand Prix is scheduled for this weekend, and a total of 50 teams are registered for the event. This beats last year's participation when 45 teams competed in Roosendaal. The event includes the farewell competition of Thunder ISR. The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on November 10th that NMP PCH HayaBusa adds 8-way training and competition to the team's agenda, which began with the Thund8rbirds 8-way project. The HayaBusa members explained that the lineup will consist of Belgian competitors, and Thunder ISR members Sven Ibens and Wesley Claessens will continue with HayaBusa's... (more)

Did you know that Ann - Marie Jarzebowski from Australia celebrated the same 15-year anniversary as Vana Parker?
posted: Nov 24th, 2016 History's first 4-way Women competition at FAI World Championships of Formation Skydiving in Empuriabrava 2001 was at the same time the toughest battle ever for any medals in this event. Four teams (Unites States - Norway - Sweden - Great Britain) were in contention for the three top positions, and they ended up within six points after ten rounds. V-Max, the British team in 4th place, posted five highscores and still ended up without any medals, two points behind the bronze medals and three points behind silver. Two Scandinavian teams finished in the medal positions behind Synchronicity.... (more)

Did you know that Vana and Dennis Parker have been in competition synch in several different ways?
posted: Nov 23rd, 2016 The Sun Path Products NSL News covered the 15-year anniversary of the 4-way Women event at FAI World Championships of Formation Skydiving with the story on September 9th. The FAI Mondial 2016 was not only the 15-year anniversary for this particular event. There was also one competitor who competed at both world championships in 4-way Women. The story on November 14th actually connected the dots, even though the topic was a different one and featured the battle for the bronze medals between Parachute Montreal Fuzion and NFTO. Vana Parker was one of the very few 4-way competitors who attended... (more)

Did you know that Evolution turned VFS bronze into silver at the Mondial 2016?
posted: Nov 22nd, 2016 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on September 15th live from the FAI Mondial 2016 how Evolution's 4-way gamble worked out successfully with the first Canadian silver medals at a World Championship of Formation Skydiving. Evolution was ready to accept a finish without medals in 4-way Open after the 3rd in Prostejov 2014 after little training with world meet open class rookie Jean-Christophe Ouimet in the point slot. JC Ouimet was in Evolution's 4-way VFS lineup before and won a bronze medal in Prostejov, where Katie Woods placed 3rd for Canada in 4-way Open. The three Lemay brothers... (more)

Did you know that 4-way and 8-way Open celebrated their 30-year world meet anniversary?
posted: Nov 22nd, 2016 The Sun Path Products NSL News had honored the 15-year anniversary of the 4-way Women event at the FAI Mondial 2016 with the story on September 9th. The U.S.A. won the first gold medals in this event (Synchronicity) and the Golden Knights with JaNette Lefkowitz the most recent ones 15 years later. Nine world meets have taken place in this time period (2001 - 2016), and three nations have shared the gold medals equally: U.S.A. (2001 - 2004 - 2016), Great Britain (2003 - 2006 - 2008) and France (2010 - 2012 - 2014). The next world meet will be a tie-breaker. It is a very interesting and unique... (more)

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