Did you know that Florida had tough internal competition for scores on the ICL leaderboard?
posted: Oct 10th, 2013 Not much changed on the Indoor Cloud League leaderboard for the month of September after the Northern California Skydiving League group added their scores and videos from the last flying session at iFLY SF Bay.
Deb Correia's group of the Northwest Skydiving League at iFLY Seattle won with a total of 108 points for the six September sequences, seven points ahead of Florida in 2nd place. Jan Klapka's group at the Skydive Arena in Prague took the 3rd place for the first time, after a few 4th place finishes before.
Florida is still up by one... (more)
Did you know that NRG won this year's Dutch Nationals with the team's 2009 lineup?
posted: Oct 9th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News brought the jump-off and tie-breaking drama at the Dutch Nationals 2013 to the attention of the audience on 30 August 2013. The battle between NRG and Whooops was even closer and more exciting than the drama between Golden Knights and Aerodyne French Girls at the World Cup.
Neither NRG nor Whooops won a round by more than one point. They tied their scores in the jump-off Round 11 and shared the highest score of the meet in Round 5. Eventually, NRG's 15-pointer in Round 8 broke the tie.
The same... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Nexus keeps fending off Team4speed SD for now?
posted: Oct 8th, 2013 The story of the VFS 4way duel between Teams4speed SD from France and Dubai Nexus began with the 2012 season. Team4speed had won the first VFS gold medals for France in Menzelinsk 2010 and continued with the same lineup. There was little competition for the world champions from France.
VFS 4way fan Jason Russell had helped to launch the skydiving project in Dubai in the meantime and was eventually ready to follow his own passion. He formed Dubai Nexus, and the chase of the French national VFS 4way team had begun.
Dubai Nexus was not ready in time to defeat the French team on their home turf... (more)
Did you know that the best US teams are closing in on the world's "amateur" top level?
posted: Oct 7th, 2013 US 4way team DNR re-wrote the US "amateur" story at the USPA Nationals 2012, as the Sun Path Products NSL News had reported on 11 November 2013: "The unofficial US amateur record average has been a topic ever since Mass Defiance posted the famous 19.3 average at the USPA Nationals 2007. It is history now, after DNR (James "Malibu" Klinge, Ben Liston, Brian Stephens, Steve Johnson, with Pat Walker on camera) shattered it a few weeks ago in Eloy with a 20.7 average."
There was not much "amateur" competition for DNR last year. Paraclete... (more)
Did you know that Michael Hare and Earl Coggin won cash and prizes in 2way at iFLY Orlando?
posted: Oct 6th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News visited iFLY Orlando yesterday evening to cover a small regional 2way competition where several of the indoor regulars at the NSL Tunnel Kicker and Indoor Cloud League events and competitors of the Florida Skydiving League participated.
The event was a combination of serious FS competition and an entertaining show for participants and visitors. The participants could show up at 7 PM for an 8 PM start of the competition and were done after four rounds and award... (more)
Did you know that Thunder seems to be comfortable at the 21+ level?
posted: Oct 5th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News story on 30 September 2013 brought up once again the topic of the unofficial status of the best amateur teams in 4way Formation Skydiving competition. The German national team Paratec-Saar triggered the topic with the latest performance at the German Nationals 2013.
Paratec-Saar was not really a part of this interesting topic last year, after the German national teams, first EADS and then Paratec-Saar, could always be... (more)