Did you know that Round 4 in 8-way had a dramatic ending - or not?
posted: Aug 28th, 2014 Thursday afternoon brought the 8-way and VFS 4-way competition to the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014. The teams completed five rounds and made up for the rainy days.
The 4-way Open Class and 4-way Women teams will be next to get in as many rounds as possible on Friday morning.
Round 4 in 8-way generated a dramatic story - but no world record. The Sun Path Products NSL News followed the Golden Knights from landing after Round 3 to the take-off for Round 4 and waited for the team in the landing... (more)
Did you know that NMP-PCH Hayabusa summarized the first day after Round 3?
posted: Aug 28th, 2014 The 4-way competition in the traditional events (Open/Women) is over for Thursday at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014, and the VFS 4-way and 8-way teams get their turn for the rest of the day.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa is three points ahead after three rounds and has not shown any weaknesses yet, while Evolution is challenging Arizona Airspeed. The Belgian team took a few minutes after today's end of the 4-way competition to discuss the current situation with the Sun Path Products NSL News.
It's a special... (more)
Did you know that Paratec-Saar has a strong grip on the 6th place?
posted: Aug 28th, 2014 It was a cold and wet Thursday morning at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 when the teams came to the drop zone for a 7 am take-off time.
It was very much worth the effort, as the skies have been blue, the runway dry enough and the competition exciting. The new NSL Reality TV video clip is trying to bring the early morning atmosphere across, while the final preparations were taking place.
Arizona Airspeed's Center Outside Thomas Hughes once again anchored parts of the show before he had to get... (more)
Did you know that Meet Director Bryan Burke now has a competitive agenda in Prostejov?
posted: Aug 27th, 2014 Wednesday was an interesting day at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014.
The weather situation was matching the forecast, and there was no chance to get the jump planes in thr air until early afternoon. Then the weather changed, as is was expected, as well, and the front finally went through. The skies cleared, and there was nothing in the way of more competition - except of one obstacle: the wet grass runway.
The teams and competitors were surprised when a public announcement terminated the competition... (more)
Did you know that Shannon Pilcher and Solly Williams had the first turn at Coaches Corner?
posted: Aug 27th, 2014 The three top teams in 4-way Open at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 had a good reason to be happy with their performances after Round 1. It seems like they have already secured their medal positions and just don't know which one yet.
The only surprise might be the distance between NMP-PCH Hayabusa, Arizona Airspeed and Evolution to the other teams after only one round. Volt'R suffered two point deductions, however, even a 26-pointer would be too far away from a medal position. Russia's new Barkli... (more)
Did you know that the completion of Round 1 in two 4-way events was a little miracle in Prostejov?
posted: Aug 26th, 2014 It was a little miracle that Round 1 of the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 was completed in Prostejov. Sun Path Products representative Chris Talbert, former 4-way and 8-way world class competitor with the Golden Knights, explains at the beginning of the new NSL Reality TV video clip what a surprise it was to see teams boarding the jump planes when he and Brian "BK" Krause, still reigning 8-way world champion, arrived at the drop zone.
Actually, Round 1 was only completed in 4-way Open and 4-way... (more)