Did you know that the Infra Red Band is back from Russia with love and big goals?
posted: Apr 22nd, 2014 Russia has been a consistent factor in 4way and 8way Formation Skydiving competition on the top level for many years. Sets of gold, silver and bronze medals have taken turns in making the trip to Russia from world meet after world meet.
The Russian history in 4way Women has not been as consistent as in the traditional 4way and 8way events. However, Russian female lineups have also won bronze medals two times since the new event was added to the World Championships of Formation Skydiving in 2001.
The Ladybirds placed 3rd for Russia in Croatia 2004 and Germany 2006. Larisa Sverdlenko was in... (more)
Did you know that the Florida teams competed only on creepers last weekend?
posted: Apr 21st, 2014 The outdoor season opener of the Florida Skydiving League had to be postponed for a month. The weather at Skydive City and Skydive DeLand was equally unsupportive, and the first meet of the regular FSL season will hopefully take place with better weather in May.
Five teams were ready to post their first 2014 scores at Skydive City, while additional teams planned to compete in DeLand. The 5-team field in Zephyrhills included many of the Tunnel Kicker participants who have been posting scores for Florida's Indoor Cloud League account at iFLY... (more)
Did you know that the VAF Warriors outscored Volt'R in the Paraclete XP money meet?
posted: Apr 20th, 2014 While teams in Florida are still trying without much luck to get in the air and post the first outdoor scores of the 2014 season, the Sun Path Products NSL News goes back to the previous outdoor competition in DeLand, the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014.
The competition of the top teams has been covered extensively, and other stories with different topics have been a part of the aftermath of the first major outdoor competition this year. One missing part of the event coverage is the traditional Shamrock Showdown... (more)
Did you know that the Qatar Tigers keep moving up the leaderboards?
posted: Apr 18th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News covered the traditional amateur duel between Thunder ISR and SportLotto with the story on 14 April 2014. Gavroches from France was also brought into the "amateur equation" after the World Challenge 2014.
The same story also mentioned that the situation right behind the best "amateur teams" on the leaderboard was also very interesting. The Qatar Tigers are a full time national team and don't qualify for the unofficial... (more)
Did you know that Aaron had complete Faith in his Bahrein Army team?
posted: Apr 17th, 2014 Aaron Faith attended his last competition with Satori at the Mondial Dubai 2012. He was serving in the British military before he moved to Bahrein to run his own coaching operation. Satori continued with a reduced training and competition schedule, and Steve Hamilton filled the open slot to win the UK Nationals 2013.
Satori's former Tail had connected with the military forces in Bahrein during his own service time and began coaching 4way there, while Satori continued with the Satori Academy project in the United Kingdom. Aaron Faith recently came back to his homeland, and he brought a team from... (more)
Did you know that SDC Rhythm XP can win USPA medals this year?
posted: Apr 16th, 2014 SDC Rhythm XP moved up into the AAA/Open Class competition at the USPA Nationals 2009. Team founders JaNette and Steve Lefkowitz had won the USPA gold medals in the AAA/Advanced Class with Laurent Beaudouin and Brian Ball in 2008 and placed 6th with Rob Radez for Brian Ball a year later at their first national championships in the Open Class.
Thiago Gomes replaced Laurent Beaudouin in 2010, and the new lineup took the 5th place at the USPA Nationals 2010 (20.5) and the 4th place in 2011 with a 21.5 average. Rhythm skipped the USPA bronze medal position after Chris Farina joined the team in 2012... (more)