Did you know that the Rookie Class teams are rocking this year?
posted: May 29th, 2014 Last weekend's overall leaderboard is complete, and it features the Rookie Class as the strongest category.
The competition was an exclusive US affair this time, with two more leagues launching their 2014 outdoor season. The teams of the Northern California Skydiving League came together for the second time this year, while the Northern Plains and Midwest leagues hosted their first 2014 meets.
Attending the second meet this year may have given NCSL team Last Minute the advantage over the other Rookie Class teams. Last Minute had finished the NCSL season opener... (more)
Did you know that five Indoor Cloud League lineups shared the highscores for the April sequences?
posted: May 28th, 2014 The Northern California Skydiving League group at iFLY SF Bay was the last one to submit videos and scores for the Indoor Cloud League April sequences, and they were posted when the draw for May was already available.
NCSL Director Lori Connor had her group perform the sequences at the end of April, which is the most important requirement to get them onto the ICL leaderboard, even if they are submitted later.
The NCSL group also added a new highscore for one of the six sequences. Don Burnette, Baat Enosh, Deanna and Julius Frank outscored... (more)
Did you know that former Rhythm videographer Jason Imamura took some special shots for the Northern California Skydiving League?
posted: May 27th, 2014 The Northern California Skydiving League (NCSL) continued its resurgence on Saturday May 24 with its second meet of the 2014 season at Skydance Skydiving.
Though the day dawned warm and sunny, Mother Nature toyed with the teams a bit with moderately high, gusty winds, which eventually calmed down enough for everyone’s comfort, and the seven teams across three classes were easily able to complete their competition jumps by late afternoon. Meet Director Krisanne Combs didn’t have to make the call to put all the competitors on a wind... (more)
Did you know that AtomiX and Sky4s won the 2014 outdoor season opener in Germany?
posted: May 26th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News coverage of the new competition weekend begins with the first part of the Nord Cup 2014, which was hosted by Take Off Skydiving in Fehrbellin near Berlin, Germany's capital city.
Last year, the first Nord Cup meet was over after one round, with Wolf Pack and AtomiX tied in 1st place. AtomiX then easily won the second part with a 12.6 average, after placing 7th at the German Nationals 2013 with a promising 12.2 average. Plans were made for the 2014 season and soon had to be put on a hold when bad news followed at the end of the year.
Center Inside Peter Ingenhaag... (more)
Did you know that the goals of the VAF Warriors are very much in reach?
posted: May 24th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News update from the DFU Open 2014 on 19 May 2014 covered mostly the impressive performance of the pickup team 1814.
The evaluation of last weekend's overall AAA Class leaderboard with teams from three different meets followed up yesterday with additional information, including the Danish national 4way team VAF Warriors.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has... (more)
Did you know that last weekend's AAA Class leaderboard was in perfect order?
posted: May 23rd, 2014 The overall leaderboard of last weekend's AAA Class competition did not need any adjustments, even though the teams in Denmark completed ten rounds, while the British teams and Teiwaz in Florida were done after six rounds. The meet averages for each AAA Class team matched the combined final overall rankings of the meets at three locations.
The international 1814 pickup team with the five 4way veterans were far ahead of the rest of the field, which was also quite clearly defined. The two Danish national teams, A-Team VAF Warriors and B-Team Aerodyne Steam, both placed behind 1814 and ahead of... (more)