Did you know that that Black Majick is back in the World Challenge A Class with the same lineup?
posted: Feb 23rd, 2014 The team name Black Majick appeared on the NSL leaderboard for the first time at the World Challenge 2011.
Bodyflight Bedford's owner Paul Mayer had decided to participate by himself in the event that he had launched in 2006. However, as a passionate backflyer, he did not really have a home category. The World Challenge included Freeflying from the beginning, which was not his real territory.
He discussed the situation with Joey Jones, probably over a few drinks, and came up with the plan to simply join the traditional... (more)
Did you know that Golden Knights and Aerodyne French Girls will also face off two times during the Paraclete week?
posted: Feb 21st, 2014 Two of the four French national Formation Skydiving competition teams have changed their names for the 2014 season. The 4way Open Class team competes under "Volt'R", while "Venturi" is the new name in 8way.
The other two teams are coming back with the same lineups and with the same names (Aerodyne French Girls, Team4speed). Several previews have covered the 4way Open Class competition at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014, and the Sun Path Products NSL News story on 13... (more)
Did you know that Germany's national team Paratec-Saar attends its first indoor meet at the World Challenge?
posted: Feb 20th, 2014 The field of teams for the World Challenge 2014 has grown significantly since the last Sun Path Products NSL News update on 6 February 2014.
25 teams were registered by then, and 55 teams have officially signed up at this point in time, and with six more weeks to go. There are still ten days left to take advantage of the reduced registration fee, which will go up from £300 to £350 on March 1st.
78 teams competed in the traditional 4way categories... (more)
Did you know that nothing is impossible for three young Canadians?
posted: Feb 19th, 2014 The recent Sun Path Products NSL News update after the Valentines Meet 2014 mentioned that the new Evolution lineup with Katie Woods in the point slot eventually wiped out the team's previous 24.0 record average.
Tail Benoit Lemay now provided the meet videos, while his brother Vincent commented the current situation of his team. First of all, he confirmed that the oldest brother Martin has fully recovered from his shoulder surgery and is in great physical shape.
Vincent Lemay said that the 24.4 average came at... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed celebrates the 20-year anniversary in May?
posted: Feb 18th, 2014 The 2014 season is a very challenging one for Arizona Airspeed. The reigning 4way world champions, with two new members after the Mondial Dubai 2012, have to defend the gold medals against the charging NMP-PCH Hayabusa who came back with the same lineup.
Hayabusa ended up only one single point behind Airspeed in Dubai and had a significantly better starting point into the new 2-year cycle. However, Airspeed is the defending champion, and both teams have more than enough pressure to deal with. France, with two 4way world... (more)
Did you know that Evolution finished the Valentine's Meet with a new team record average?
posted: Feb 17th, 2014 The highest 10-round average for a team from Canada was posted at the world meet in Menzelinsk 2010. Michel Lemay and his three sons Martin, Vincent and Benoit (Daniel Paquette on camera) finished with a 24.0 average in 5th place. It was the second world meet for the complete family lineup after a 21.9 average in 6th place in Maubeuge 2008.
Evolution competed one more time with the same family lineup at the Mondial Dubai 2012 (23.6 - 4th) before father Michel Lemay gave his slot to Katie Woods, who has trained and competed with the Canadian national 4way team ever since.
It was not an easy... (more)