Did you know that Gamma Ray had three different Center Outsides within one week?
posted: May 9th, 2013 The NSL News covered the situation before the start of the 2013 competition season in Germany with a few previews. The story on 1 April 2013 provided an overview while the new EADS lineup was visiting in DeLand for a spring training camp. The story on 30 April 2013 followed up with the introduction of another German 2013 medal contender, Gamma Ray.
Last not least, the German national team of the past years and reigning champion, Paratec-Saar, clarified that... (more)
Did you know that Caroline Layne has unfinished 4way business?
posted: May 8th, 2013 The team name DeLand Slide appeared at Skyleague.com the first time after the April meet of the Florida Skydiving League. It was a weather meet, and the new team posted a 7-pointer for the only competition sequence that could be completed in DeLand.
Later in April, the NSL News learned that team member Caroline Layne has a very special story to tell and followed up on 29 April 2013. First, her story was mostly about her older brother James who was Dan BC's team mate and lost his life in the 1992 plane crash in Perris.
Did you know that the Pohjola family trains at a bike shop in Oulu?
posted: May 7th, 2013 The NSL News directed attention to 12-year old Kalle Pohjola from Finland quite a few times during the coverage of the World Challenge 2013. The story on 27 April 2013 followed up on both teams from Finland, Heroes of the Arctic Circle and Pro Team Extended, who won both the A Class and the AA Class competition in Bedford this year.
The story provided some insights of the Pro Team history and Kalle Pohjola's position in the team project until he finally... (more)
Did you know that there is no 4way vacuum in Germany?
posted: May 6th, 2013 The NSL News reported on 1 April 2013 that Germany "has a 4way vacuum to be filled this year after the national 4way team of the past years, Paratec-Saar, announed to discontinue with training and competition. The same story covered a training camp of the new EADS lineup who plan to fill the vacuum, and the story on 30 April 2013 followed up with the introduction of another German 2013 medal contender, Gamma Ray.
The 4way vacuum in Germany may not be as big... (more)
Did you know that Natasha Montgomery delivered twin babies on April 30?
posted: May 5th, 2013 Natasha Montgomery has been featured with an NSL Profile ever since she won her 4way gold medal with DeLand Fire in Germany 2006.
The new NSL-TV clips bring back the 2006 season. DeLand Fire opened the gold medal year at the Shamrock Showdown 2006, and the first clip is showing all ten rounds. The beginning of the second clip was recorded in the middle of the world meet action in Gera, and it continues with a live NSL Talk with Natasha Montgomery back... (more)
Did you know that Mike LaRoche and Jesse Stahler feature the Golden Knights 2008 - 2012 story?
posted: May 4th, 2013 "Near the end of 2008, SFC Brian Krause set out to rebuild the Golden Knights 8way Formation Skydiving Team. With three seasoned competitors and five new teammates, GK8 embarked on a four year project with one ultimate goal: Win the 2012 World Parachuting Championships."
"While not impossible, the task at hand would surely be difficult as 1997 was the last year that a Golden Knights 8way team won the World Championships."
Those are the opening words of a new movie that Golden Knights members Jesse Stahler and Mike LaRoche recently put together in memory of the remarkable five years of the... (more)