Did you know that Russia's 4way team Barkli performs impressively in Banja Luka?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The day was over for the 4way Open Class teams after three rounds, and the 4way Women teams completed two rounds in the morning. Joey Jones and Eric Heinsheimer took some time around noon to provide a summary of the first half of the day and some opinions about judging topics.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa is standing at a 27+ average after the first three slots witchers and is cruising along to possibly posting one of the highest meet averages in history. However, the positive surprise of the 4way Open Class competition is coming from Russia.
Barkli has moved much closer to the Belgian silver medalists... (more)
Did you know that the Aerodyne French Girls are waiting for the sun?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The games have begun in Banja Luka, and the first scores are posted.
The Sun Path Products NSL News start at the beginning, which is the boarding area in the morning. The teams took off in the order of the rankings at the Mondial Dubai 2012 and on scheduled time at 8 am.
Gary Smith was with NMP-PCH Hayabusa in the boarding area, and he had a few minutes before he continued with the other two teams that he helps at the World Cup 2013, Whooops... (more)
Did you know that UK team Eclipse brought the Fun Flag to Banja Luka?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News mentioned earlier that the Fun Flag has made it to Banja Luka. It has not been seen yet, however, a conversation with UK team Eclipse confirmed that the most important rules of international competition will be properly applied.
The complete Eclipse lineup explained the whereabouts of the Fun Flag and what can be expected for the first flying.
Eclipse captured the flag at the World Challenge 2013 earlier this year and has had possession of it ever since.
The other rules of the competition... (more)
Did you know that two new French national 4way champions also compete in Banja Luka?
posted: Aug 13th, 2013 The scores of the French Nationals have been added to the records while the French national teams are getting ready to win as many medals as possible at the World Cup 2013. It might be only one gold medal, as NMP-PCH Hayabusa (4way Open), Golden Knights (4way Women) and Dubai Nexus (VFS 4way) will make it very difficult for France to win in those Formation Skydiving categories.
The 8way team is the safest bet for French gold since Russia's 8way team Barkli is still working on the lineup, while France has the same one... (more)
Did you know that Philippe Schorno introduced the new French Team4speed VFS 4way lineup?
posted: Aug 13th, 2013 The Barkli and Fly Station members have not arrived from Moscow yet, however, Russia's 8way team went to training with two substitutes. Atmosfera G4 member Jorge Grade is doing well. Joey Jones mentioned his accident yesterday and did not talk about his great recovery.
Some in the Sun Path Products NSL News audience were worried and asked how the competitor from Portugal was doing. He is back on his motorcycle and will begin skydiving in a few months, Joe Jones added to his Atmosfera G4 update.
The Sun Path Products NSL News mentioned earlier that the VFS 4way competition promises a great... (more)
Did you know that the UK teams provide a preview of the national championships in Banja Luka?
posted: Aug 13th, 2013 The second update from the World Cup 2013 is showing the preliminary leaderboard in the female 4way category. It features the largest number of teams at a World Cup in the history of this specific event.
In fact, only the Mondial Dubai 2012 and the World Meet 2006 in Germany had more teams participating in this category.
The United Kingdom contributes heavily to the 10-team field in 4way Women. It is no news that female 4way competitors are a big part of the 4way community in the United Kingdom. The teams at the... (more)