Did you know that France is on track for a new record average in 8way?
posted: Aug 15th, 2013 The last Sun Path Products NSL News update from Banja Luka mentioned briefly that the French national 8way team, Aerodyne Maubeuge, was still be chasing down the highest meet average in history, which the Golden Knights had between 1997 and 2012, before last year's US Army lineup brought it up from 22.2 to 29.9 at the Mondial Dubai 2012.
The same French lineup that posted the 22.5 average in Dubai is now competing for the last time together in Banja Luka. The 23.4 average after five rounds is a solid foundation to challenge... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Nexus' new member Derek Cox explains the difference between 4way Dynamic and VFS 4way?
posted: Aug 15th, 2013 The VFS 4way and 8way teams are released for the day at the World Cup 2013 in Banja Luka.
The farewell meet for the French 8way team remains very interesting, even though there is no serious direct competition for Aerodyne Maubeuge. Fast sequences took turns with slower ones today, and France is still in contention for the highest 8way meet average in history. Team captain Clement Martin Saint Leon said that his team is missing pressure to perform even better.
The world's top position in VFS 4way seems to be taken... (more)
Did you know that NSL-TV features the Aerodyne French Girls in the two opening rounds?
posted: Aug 15th, 2013 The opening ceremony of the World Cup 2013 took place at the end of the first competition day. Officials and athletes were presented to the general public on the stage near Tent City.
Three rounds were completed in 4way Open at this point in time, and NMP-PCH Hayabusa has the undisputed lead in the major event. It was still a coincidence of the ceremony order that the Belgian team ended up on the stage presented like the winning team.
The party did not last too long since the competition would resume early on Thursday... (more)
Did you know that the highest 8way record average might be in jeopardy?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The last update of the day brings eye candy to the Sun Path Products NSL News audience. NSL-TV features the three competition rounds of Barkli, Russia's 4way team in 2nd place. The extended leaderboard also includes links to the videos of the new French national 4way team, Maubeuge Aerodyne.
It is impossible for France to keep up with two world class teams from Belgium and Russia who have been together for years. New members Pierre Emmanuel Balages and Damien Gouriou said before the meeet that they would be happy to get to the 21+ average. It's 23.3 after three rounds.
NSL-TV also features... (more)
Did you know that Russia's 4way team Barkli performs impressively in Banja Luka?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The day was over for the 4way Open Class teams after three rounds, and the 4way Women teams completed two rounds in the morning. Joey Jones and Eric Heinsheimer took some time around noon to provide a summary of the first half of the day and some opinions about judging topics.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa is standing at a 27+ average after the first three slots witchers and is cruising along to possibly posting one of the highest meet averages in history. However, the positive surprise of the 4way Open Class competition is coming from Russia.
Barkli has moved much closer to the Belgian silver medalists... (more)
Did you know that the Aerodyne French Girls are waiting for the sun?
posted: Aug 14th, 2013 The games have begun in Banja Luka, and the first scores are posted.
The Sun Path Products NSL News start at the beginning, which is the boarding area in the morning. The teams took off in the order of the rankings at the Mondial Dubai 2012 and on scheduled time at 8 am.
Gary Smith was with NMP-PCH Hayabusa in the boarding area, and he had a few minutes before he continued with the other two teams that he helps at the World Cup 2013, Whooops... (more)