Did you know that the Northern California Skydiving League has a very strong comeback?
posted: Jul 24th, 2013 The Northern California Skydiving League is back in action after hibernating for 11 years. The 2001 season was the last one before only the Southwest Skydiving League and later the Southern California Skydiving League continued with 4way competition.
Lori Connor has now re-activated skydivers and DZs in the region and created an exciting schedule for the remainder of the 2013 season, which will prepare the 4way community for a complete and well planned 2014 season.
The new Northern California Skydiving League is bringing organized 4way competition back to the Northern California skies. In... (more)
Did you know that CASL team Snatch Force is winning the overall Rookie Class?
posted: Jul 23rd, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 4 July 2013 how Carolina Turbo XP came to the rescue of the CASL 2013 season. The update included the announcement of plans how to continue with 4way competition in the Carolinas for the remainder of the season.
The weather forecast was not very promising, and it turned out that the weather would really not support the Turbo efforts for the scheduled July meet. However, three teams still decided to see how the Turbo members would run the event, and they had a great time despite the... (more)
Did you know that Joey Jones reports from an international meet in Prostejov?
posted: Jul 22nd, 2013 The skydiving center in Prostejov, Czech Republic, host of the world cups in 2009 and 2012, and host of the World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014, also held its second meet of the Czech Republic Skydiving League 2013 last weekend.
The event enjoyed the presence of a prominent visitor, as DeLand Majik 4way world champion of 2004, Joey Jones, was in Prostejov for a training camp with a few of the several teams he is coaching this year. The Swedish national team in the female 4way category, Fire, used the opportunity for meet practice, together with a lineup from Slovenia.
Both teams... (more)
Did you know that Monaco Vitalsea has a problem with fast sequences?
posted: Jul 21st, 2013 This weekend's first scores came from France where the second meet of the annual Coupe de France was held at the skydiving center in Bouloc. The French teams compete in the AAA and AA Class categories after national coach Jeremie Rollett synchronized the French intermediate class with the NSL Network last year. 13 teams competed in each of the two categories.
Nemesis Espoir Saumur took the 1st place on the French leaderboard. However, any lineups with members of the French national A- or B-Teams are not eligible for Coupe de France medals,... (more)
Did you know that Maximum Ride won the 8way competition in Canada?
posted: Jul 20th, 2013 The Canadian Nationals 2013 also included an 8way and a VFS 4way competition at NouvelAir.
The VFS 4way competition had two teams on the leaderboard, while seven teams attended in 8way over five rounds. Evolution's VFS lineup won easily over the Parachute Montreal instructors with a 14.7 average after six rounds, despite Martin Lemay's shoulder injury .
Canada's national 8way team of 2012, Maximum Ride, was facing more opposition than Evolution in VFS 4way. It was still a 4-point lead after five rounds that made it a successful title defense for the Canadian 8way veterans.
Did you know that Denmark had extraordinary nationals this week?
posted: Jul 19th, 2013 Denmark held the national 4way championships beginning earlier this week, and the 10-round meet was completed within two days. Correspondent Kjetil Nordin said that this has not happened in a long time in Denmark.
Unfortunately, the weather cooperated only for the competition. The two days of planned training before the meet were winded out. Kjetil Nordin said that the winds continued to blow throughout the competition, however, the conditions were jumpable according to the Danish rules.
The scores show a very tight competition for the silver and bronze medals, as it was expected. The Sun... (more)