Did you know that several participants in the Northwest had their best skydiving day ever?
posted: Jun 23rd, 2014 Summer in the Northwest doesn't officially start until after July 4, so it is a very rare situation when a scheduled June meet actually happens. The last time it happened was in 2005. This year was a wonderful surprise when Northwest Skydiving League teams and competitors woke up to clear, blue skies, no fog, and pleasant temperatures. The first load was on the plane at 9am, and every team was easily able to complete six rounds, with JOES completing eight. Skydive Snohomish has two landing areas, and the one for less experienced jumpers requires a bus ride back. JOES are able to land directly at... (more)
Did you know that DeLand Aurai was Florida's biggest scorer last Thursday at iFLY Orlando?
posted: Jun 22nd, 2014 The Northern California Skydiving League group at iFLY SF Bay was the first one posting scores for the six sequences of the Indoor Cloud League competition in June, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 13 June 2014.
Teams and competitors of the Florida Skydiving League came together at iFLY Orlando last Thursday to follow up with their first scores of the month. Florida had once again a slow start and is currently 18 points behind Northern California.
Did you know that last weekend's A Class teams had an outstanding meet?
posted: Jun 20th, 2014 The situation on last weekend's overall leaderboard for the A Class was completely different after the adjustments, compared to the AAA and AA Class. The competition was as tight as it was in the AA Class, from top to bottom.
However, there was one major difference. Only two teams had switched their ranking positions in the AAA Class after counting the total number of points after six rounds, as yesterday's review of last weekend's competition explained. Two other teams also switched their spots on the adjusted AA Class leaderboard.
The A Class leaderboard changed dramatically after the adjustments.... (more)
Did you know that last weekend's overall leaderboard needed adjustments?
posted: Jun 19th, 2014 Last weekend's overall leaderboard has not been adjusted yet according to the number of rounds that all teams completed. 47 teams are ranked in the four different categories, and they came mostly from the United Kingdom (27) and the Netherlands (18).
The Tomscat Trophy was scheduled for ten rounds, while the UK teams had only six rounds on their agenda for the United Kingdom Skydiving League meet in Netheravon.
There was only one change on the AAA Class leaderboard where the Dutch national 4way team Cool Runnings was four points ahead of UK team SAVoA after six rounds. Dutch team Murphy Mania... (more)
Did you know that the Thunder ISR draw included a Super Sequence and a very slow 3-Blocker?
posted: Jun 18th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News is going back one more time to the AAA Class competition of the Tomscat Trophy 2014.
The story on 14 June 2014 explained that winner Thunder ISR moved up to the next scoring level at this year's 10-round competition. The team now provided the meet videos, and the audience has the opportunity to review how Thunder ISR mastered the draw and the step up to the 22+ average level.
The video includes the performance in... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed celebrated the 20-year anniversary in May?
posted: Jun 17th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News covered Arizona Airspeed's 20-year anniversary the first time on 18 February 2014, and then again briefly with the update on 30 May 2014. Mark Kirkby's retirement announcement and Niklas Hemlin's comeback in 2015 were actually the main topics of the story.
However, the same story included the mention that the anniversary topic will soon find its own and separate special attention. The new monthly TURNING POINTS column for Blue... (more)