Did You Know...... that $100,000 are on stake at the Malevsky Cup 2005?
NSL News office at the Malevsky World Cup 2004
The 2005 event promises even more and better competition in Russia. The NSL News already discussed possible improvements with the event management right after last year's conclusion of the competition. The Malevsky Cup was once again sanctioned as an official World Cup by the IPC.
Award ceremony at the Malevsky World Cup 2004
This is a significant upgrade of the event, which included only 4-way Formation Skydiving and Accuracy Competition in the past. The fans of Formation Skydiving competition can now expect world class 8-way competition in Russia, as well. Arizona Airspeed plans to travel to Stupino and meet the Russian world class 8-way teams on their home turf. The German 8-way team, 4th at the last world meet in Croatia, already confirmed its attendance, as well. The NSL News will follow with updates of registered teams.
DeLand Majik on the Malevsky World Cup stage in 2004
According to the IPC rules for World Cups, only four teams per nation will be eligible for medals and prizes. Several U.S. top teams plan to travel to Russia this summer, including the Airspeed 8-way with two 4-way line-ups, DeLand Majik, DeLand Fire, Team Fastrax. However, guest teams will be accepted, as well.
Triple-winner DeLand Majik in 2002
The 4-way event at the Malevsky Cup 2004 was a mirror of the World Championship of Formation Skydiving in Croatia 2004. Both events had the same three teams in the same order in the first three positions: DeLand Majik - France Maubeuge - Russia SkyPanthers. The NSL News will follow up with more Malevsky Cup 2005 information soon.