Did you know that the 20-year anniversary of the Tomscat Trophy comes up this weekend?
posted: Jun 10th, 2014 One of the senior events in Formation Skydiving competition is coming up this weekend, the annual Tomscat Trophy in the Netherlands.
The 4way competition is related to the plane crash in Perris in 1992 that caused the death of several skydivers. The Tomscat Trophy was created to commemorate two members of the Dutch 4way team Tomscat, Remie Herder and Sjaak Strating, who lost their lives in the same plane chrash that Dan BC survived. The two surviving Tomscat members, Jos Arkes and Gerard Fidom, are still competing and attending the Tomscat Trophy.
This year's event is also a 20-year anniversary,... (more)
Did you know that teams from France won all AAA Class rounds last weekend?
posted: Jun 9th, 2014 It does not happen very often that the same overall leaderboard of a meet weekend has two tied finishes on the top. It might have been the first time in NSL and SKYLEAGUE.COM history that two French teams shared the lead in the AAA Class, while two other teams were tied after ten A Class rounds in Germany.
There were even more tied rankings after the adjustments on the AAA Class leaderboard. The French teams completed eight rounds when AAA and A Class teams finished after the ten scheduled rounds at the annual Paranodon Cup in Germany. The total number of points after... (more)
Did you know that the Indoor Cloud League events are booming at iFLY Dallas?
posted: Jun 8th, 2014 The Texas group at iFLY Dallas has been the latest addition to the Indoor Cloud League. The May competition was the third time that Amanda Lampton collected ICL points for iFLY Dallas. The Sun Path Products NSL News had introduced the Dallas Khaos member with the story on 28 March 2014.
Her NSL Tunnel Kicker program at iFLY Dallas has been very successful, as new participants have been joining her group month by month. She said that the events are still gaining momentum generating... (more)
Did you know that Monaco Vitalsea has turned the tables with the French Air Force team after four rounds?
posted: Jun 7th, 2014 The first scores of the new meet weekend have arrived from France where the first Coupe de France competition takes place in Montbeliard.
The French teams compete in two different categories, and there is also an 8way competition with three participating teams. As usual, the French national teams are not competing at the Coupe de France events, with a few exceptions as guest teams once in a while.
The French national lineups for this year's world meet in the Czech Republic (Venturi in 8way, Volt'R in 4way Open, Aerodyne French Girls in 4way Women) are in training at this point in time and... (more)
Did you know that Katie Woods is a family team expert?
posted: Jun 6th, 2014 The Indoor Cloud League competition for the month of May was still not over when the Sun Path Products NSL News reported new record participation on 4 June 2014.
One more score came with a video from SkyVenture Montreal where the Bisson family team 4Astrophe added a 23-pointer for the AA Class sequence. Father Richard Bisson said that his team will even follow up with another score for the AAA Class sequence of May.
4Astrophe did not compete with the original 2014 lineup.... (more)
Did you know that a Rookie Class competitor recently had a busy travel agenda?
posted: Jun 5th, 2014 The scores of the first meet of the new Southern Skydiving League are still on the front page and will soon be replaced with new scores from France and Germany this weekend.
The Sun Path Products NSL News uses the opportunity to introduce the new SSL teams and competitors with a follow up story and more videos. SSL Director Brandy Verhalen provided another clip that shows the posting of the final scores in the AA Class, where Mokzi and Platinum VE fought a 6-round battle that ended with a 1-point difference.
The video shows meet judge... (more)