Did you know that 2014 is a rebuilding year for the Dubai Asaar delegation?
posted: Feb 12th, 2014 The recent TURNING POINTS topic for Blue Skies Mag ("Shifting Skydiving World") provided a coincidental transition to the next story. It is a part of the athletic side at Skydive Dubai that requires an update.
The United Arab Emirates will once again be represented by a Dubai Asaar lineup at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014. It is the third time that Eliana Rodriguez and Craig Girard send their 4way competitors to DeLand.
The two former Arizona Airspeed members and world champions had their new competitors... (more)
Did you know that the skydiving world is shifting?
posted: Feb 11th, 2014 The trip of the Sun Path Products NSL News to the 4th Dubai International Parachuting Championship 2013 did not only bring plenty of live coverage to the SKYLEAGUE.COM audience. Last year's visit in December also brought new impressions that had to be digested and processed.
It was the second trip for the Sun Path Products NSL News after the Mondial Dubai 2012. The first visit in December 2012 was impressive enough, both from the athletic... (more)
Did you know that new Carolina Turbo XP Tail Nick Grillet started with Microburst in the Northern Plains Skydiving League?
posted: Feb 10th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 4 February 2014 that Carolina Turbo XP is coming back this year with Nick Grillet in the Tail slot. Joey Coffineau, one of the team's original members, had to be replaced and Nick Grillet has more than enough experiences in the Tail slot to allow Turbo to move on without slowing down.
Nick Grillet grew up on a dropzone, as his father Sandy Grillet has also been a passionate skydiver and 4way competitor. He launched the Northern Plains Skydiving League in 2001, and his son Nick was a... (more)
Did you know that Aerodyne French Girls and Golden Knights may change the top standard in 4way Women this year?
posted: Feb 9th, 2014 The French national lineups in the female 4way category often have to look at the Open Class leaderboards to set their standards and compare their scores realistically with the 4way top performances in the world. This was standarad procedure for Aerokart Deep Blue who did not have much competition in their own category at all in 2011 and 2012.
Sophie Deremaux, Berangere Duplouy, Francoise Simons-Hamouchi and Amelie Tirman won the gold medals in Menzelinsk 2010 with a 23.6 average, 20 points ahead of Team Bodyflight in 2nd place. The meet average matched the 6th place of Sinapsi in the 4way Open... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed has never lost the Shamrock Showdown/Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship?
posted: Feb 8th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News recently posted the first overview of the teams who are registered early for the World Challenge 2014. It was another preview or review of indoor events that have taken place in the winter months or are coming up soon.
The drought of the outdoor coverage will soon be over, as the annual Valentine's Meet is once again the beginning of the 2014 competition season. Then the first major event, the Paraclete XP Outdoor... (more)
Did you know that 55 North members Patrick MacCaffrey and Michael Gamble aim for more 4way excellence in the NSL leagues?
posted: Feb 7th, 2014 The 2013 season was the first year for 55 North in the Midwest Skydiving League, and the new team attended all five meets of the regular season, plus the USPA Nationals 2013. It was a very intensive start into a competition career, which continues this year.
Blue Skies Mag featured two team members in the January issue under the monthly SKY COUPLES column and permitted the Sun Path Products NSL News the online publication. Patrick MacCaffray and Michael Gamble have been partners for 18 years and are now also team mates... (more)