Did you know that the Tomscat Trophy connects DeLand Slide with Dutch teams?
posted: May 25th, 2013 The outdoor season opener for the teams in the Netherlands is coming up in less than three weeks, the Tomscat Trophy 2013.
The event is related to the same traumatic plane crash in Perris in 1992 that caused the death of Dan BC's team mate James Lane, who is also Caroline Layne's brother. The NSL News reported on 29 April 2013 that Caroline Layne has now picked up 4way competition with DeLand Slide.
The Tomscat Trophy was created to commemorate two members of the Dutch 4way team Tomscat, Remie Herder and Sjaak Strating, who... (more)
Did you know that Thiago Gomes went back to his 4way roots at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2013?
posted: May 24th, 2013 The Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2013 included a very special reunion that the NSL News has not covered yet.
Thiago Gomes, former SDC Rhythm XP Tail and new Point for Arizona Airspeed, was hanging out a lot with the Brazilian delegation in DeLand. Anima and Ladies first had made the long trip from Brazil to Florida, following the national team CTR Optimum's trail who attended the same competition in 2012.
Thiago Gomes, born and raised in Brazil, lived there for many years and eventually made it into the national... (more)
Did you know that the Atmosfera G4 lineup has not changed since 2009?
posted: May 23rd, 2013 The NSL News introduced Portugal's national 4way team Atmosfera G4 the first time with the story on 4 March 2010. The 2010 season was the third year for Atmosfera G4 after a long break from 4way competition for teams from the small country in south western Europe.
The Atmosfera project was launched in 2007 by João Henriques, Jorge Grade, Luís Candeias, Luís Mamão and Jaime Faustino. Atmosfera G4 then attended an international competition for the first time in 2009, the World Challenge at Bodyflight Bedford.
The story on... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Nexus is back with a new lineup for 2013?
posted: May 23rd, 2013 The NSL News mentioned yesterday that Dubai Nexus visited DeLand for a 1-week training camp. It ended on the meet weekend of the Florida Skydiving League, and the local FSL teams in the traditional 4way category had the opportunity to see the VFS 4way silver medalist of the Mondial Dubai 2012 in action.
Dubai Nexus easily completed over a hundred jumps during the training week and provided some up-to-date footage for the NSL News.
The NSL News also... (more)
Did you know that FournicaterZ got help from a Hottentotsgot at last weekend's meet?
posted: May 21st, 2013 Last weekend's Rookie Class leaderboard is showing only four teams of the Florida Skydiving League. Several of the competitors became 4way fans after participating at the monthly FSL Tunnel Kicker, where FSL indoor head coach Ari Perelman and his assistant coaches turn skydivers into 4way flyers and 4way flyers into competitors.
In fact, the winner of last weekend's Rookie Class competition, Pyro4ic from Skydive City in Z-Hills, competed for the Florida... (more)
Did you know that DeLand Slide competed first time with the complete lineup?
posted: May 20th, 2013 The leaderboard of last weekend's meets is complete and shows 38 teams. France controls the AAA and AA part of it, while teams from the USA and the Czech Republic fill the A and Rookie Class rankings. The French categories reach down only to the AA Class, which national coach Jeremie Rollett synchronized two years ago with the NSL Network.
One US team broke into the French AA Class rankings and took the 6th place of 15 teams. SDC Accelerando, with SDC Rhythm XP's player coach JaNette Lefkowitz, posted a 6.7 average at the new team's first meet.
The A Class competition... (more)