Did you know that Florida is up by three points at iFLY Orlando?
posted: Feb 21st, 2013 The February indoor showdown between the Florida Skydiving League at iFLY Orlando and the Northwest Skydiving League at iFLY Seattle is in full swing. Both groups have posted their first scores of the month, and the videos of the FSL teams have been uploaded.
It is once again a very close race. The January competition was the closest one so far in the 7-month history of the event. One single point separated the Florida and Northwest Skydiving League at the end of last month. Florida is up by three points at the... (more)
Did you know that SDC Rhythm XP has a unique center slot situation?
posted: Feb 20th, 2013 The NSL News has reported the personnel changes of the US top teams, 4way world champion Arizona Airspeed and last year's USPA silver medalist SDC Rhythm XP, with several stories. Meanwhile, Airspeed's new lineup has also posted the first 2013 scores, first at the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2013 and then at the Valentine's Meet 2013.
SDC Rhythm XP, with new members Christy Frikken and Mikhail Markine, have... (more)
Did you know that Skydiving and Life Coach Melanie "Melsinore" Curtis is serious about teams?
posted: Feb 19th, 2013 Skydiving and Life Coach Melanie "Melsinore" Curtis, who offers her professional services at Highcomms, also contributes regularly to the Blue Skies Mag. The NSL News posted one of her earlier related columns on 14 December 2011. The latest edition of the Blue Skies Mag includes another interesting article that touches "team business" in general.
Melanie Curtis won Advanced Class gold medals with Elsinore Adrenaline at the USPA Nationals 2004 and has been competing... (more)
Did you know that Dallas Khaos XP has doubled into Khaos and Khobalt?
posted: Feb 18th, 2013 The AA Class leaderboard of the Valentine's Meet 2013 had a team of the Texas Skydiving League in 3rd place. The team name was Dallas Khaos XP when the information came in from Skydive Arizona. The first published leaderboard with the NSL News story on 10 February 2013 shows the flawed information.
It was a surprise for the NSL News to see Dallas... (more)
Did you know that Russia's a.team4way lineup combines talent and passion with experience?
posted: Feb 17th, 2013 Several teams will launch their 2013 competition season once again with the indoor/outdoor combination of the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2013 with the annual Shamrock Showdown Skins Game and the World Challenge 2013. Five teams have confirmed this 2013 package so far, including Arizona Airspeed, SDC Rhythm XP, Evolution, Thunder and one of the three Russian teams who will compete in DeLand in March.
The Russian a.team4way... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed causes personnel drama?
posted: Feb 16th, 2013 The NSL News has covered the personnel changes of the top teams in the world on a regular basis. There is nothing unusual about changes in the lineups, and some of the moves don't even get much attention, as they happen so smoothly.
This seems to be different whenever Arizona Airspeed comes to a new crossroad, which happens often after a World Championship of Formation Skydiving. Emotions of the fans are running higher, and the gossiping is increasing pace and level.
The newest NSL News contribution for Blue Skies Mag is picking up this topic and tries to explain the situation from different... (more)