Did you know that 11 teams competed for medals and cash at the Dallas Super Cup 2014?
posted: Aug 13th, 2014 Doctor Lee Schlichtemeier opened up the awards ceremony by mentioning that the Dallas Super Cup was 20 years old this year. The competition was started in 1994 to give the local professional team “Dallas Heat” some competition experience. It paid off with Dallas Heat placing 8th in 1994, 6th in 1995 and 4th place in 1996 at the USPA Nationals.
The team disbanded after 1996 and many of the players found themselves on Arizona Airspeed's farm team. Dallas Heat had many professional skydivers pass through its ranks: Alan Metni, Gary Beyer, Perry Knust and Pat Patton, Neal Houston, Christopher... (more)
Did you know that Deb Correia can be proud of July's Northwest Skydiving League group at iFLY Seattle?
posted: Aug 12th, 2014 The Indoor Cloud League competition for August has started, while the Sun Path Products NSL News still catches up with July scores, videos and stories. Deb Correia reported from her Northwest Skydiving League group at iFLY Seattle that she did not have her usual coaching staff available last month.
She said that the Seattle coaches were unable to synchronize their schedules to put on an event for July, and they decided to take a break. However, this did not deter the group. NWSL and Indoor Cloud League competitor Bill Selig scheduled two... (more)
Did you know that 4-way history is in jeopardy?
posted: Aug 11th, 2014 Round 1 of the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 is less than two weeks away, and the teams are in the phase of final preparations.
The Sun Path Products NSL News will be at the competition site for the usual live coverage of the event. It is much easier to be up-to-date with the daily news stories at SKYLEAGUE.COM compared to a monthly magazine. Blue Skies Mag recently published the next TURNING POINTS column, which was the last opportunity for an update before the event. The next story can only be... (more)
Did you know that Ex3mo won the Italian Nationals 2014?
posted: Aug 10th, 2014 Another national team posted the last scores before the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 last week. The Italian national 4-way team Ex3mo won the national championships with a 17.4 average.
Ex3mo battled for the last slot in the finals at the Mondial Dubai 2012 and ended up a few points behind Satori in 7th place. It required a 20-average to get into the finals two years ago, and a 19-average to make the first cut after Round 8. Ex3mo then easily made even the second cut with an 18.4 average at the... (more)
Did you know that NSL-TV features the DeLand Norgies 2014 reunion?
posted: Aug 9th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported the Norwegian Nationals on 4 August 2014, including the annual reunion of the DeLand Norgies and the battle for the top spot in the A Class. NSL-TV now follows up with eye candy for the weekend, the competition jumps of the DeLand Norgies at this year's national championships in Voss.
The lineup of the DeLand Norgies was identical with the one at last year's national championships, where Polaris member Sissel Maria Finnseth took the Tail slot for original Norgies member Carl-Erik Tuv.... (more)
Did you know that the British A Class teams skipped a jump-off round for 2nd place?
posted: Aug 8th, 2014 The British A Class teams were just as much jockeying for positions as all other British 4-way teams at the Hibaldstow Cup 2014, a month before the national championships. Last weekend's results promise the next exciting A Class showdown in September.
The A Class and Rookie Class winners at last year's Hibaldstow Cup, Tr4ck and Fly Wild, also won the gold medals at the national championships a few weeks later. This means that Kintama might have the best chances to win the national A Class competition this year.
Kintama's 13.2... (more)