Did you know that not everything was happy-happy-joy-joy in Prostejov?
posted: Oct 18th, 2014 The 4-way world has a new order. It was actually no big surprise that NMP-PCH Hayabusa won the gold medals, as many readers of Blue Skies Mag and Sun Path Products NSL News probably know. The Belgians were the top contender
in 4-way open, and they confirmed their position without any doubt.
It's the first time since 1985 that neither France nor the U.S. won the gold medals in 4-way open. It's also the first time that one of those two formation-skydiving powerhouses went home empty-handed; France (Volt'R) ended up in fourth place. The three Lemay brothers with Katie Woods won the first medals... (more)
Did you know that Solly Williams discussed the chances for a new FS Sweep in 2016?
posted: Oct 17th, 2014 The aftermath of the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 is obviously far from over, as topic after topic brings the event back to the attention of the Sun Path Products NSL News and the audience.
In fact, the coverage of this event actually never comes to an end. The World Championship of Formation Skydiving is the biggest and most relevant competition in the sport and always has more than enough topics to offer. The end of one world meet is only the beginning of a new 2-year cycle to the next one.
Did you know that Part 2 of Roy Janssen's Hayabusa story goes back to Prostejov?
posted: Oct 16th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 13 October 2014 that NMP-PCH Hayabusa's tail Roy Janssen is leaving the reigning 4-way world champions from Belgium.
The story explained how Roy Janssen came to that decision and mentioned that an update will follow with his plans for the future.
There is one more step before Hayabusa's new situation and Roy Janssen's plans will become the next topics.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has brought the actual meet experiences of teams and the insider view to the audience many times,... (more)
Did you know that AtomiX finished 13.8 three times within four weeks?
posted: Oct 15th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News has not yet researched well enough whether any 4-way team has ever posted exactly the same meet average three consecutive times during the same competition season. However, it is most likely unique that a team did exactly that within one month.
It is unusual enough that a team attends three meets in such a short time period. It was the German 4-way team AtomiX who competed first at the German Nationals 2014, followed up at the Nord... (more)
Did you know that the Advanced Class competition at the USPA Nationals was a gold medal duel?
posted: Oct 14th, 2014 The Advanced Class competition for the gold medals at the USPA Nationals 2014 was actually a duel between two teams whose lineups were very similar to each other.
Both teams had members in the lineups who have competed in USPA's Open Class competition at previous national championships. Dallas 350 members Scott Latinis and Ron Hill are two highly experienced 4-way competitors, who were player coaches this year for Lucas King and Scott Levy.
The Misfits had Open Class competitors Rodney Cruce and Gilles Dutrisac... (more)
Did you know that Roy Janssen leaves NMP-PCH Hayabusa as a 4-way world champion?
posted: Oct 13th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News has followed up on the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 with some updates of the best teams in the world, even though only Arizona Airspeed has yet published the team's new lineup and plans for the first part of the 2015 season.
Canada's bronze medalist Evolution plans to compete at the 5th Dubai Cup in December and then decide what to do in the next two years, while France is in the middle of the planning phase for the same time period.
There was a questionmark behind... (more)