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)
Did you know that the Paraclete XP double header begins with the TOP 3 indoor showdown in Raeford?
posted: Feb 17th, 2014 It is no surprise that previews of the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014 have been in the center of the attention for the Sun Path Products NSL News for a while. The winter break is long, and the indoor meets and activities have been dominating for a while.
The power of the World Challenge 2014 does not make it much easier for outdoor competition to get back to the center of attention either, and newer indoor events, such as the more)
Did you know that the next tie-breakers will be different?
posted: Feb 16th, 2014 The delegates of the countries that are organized in the International Parachuting Commission (IPC) of the International Air Sports Federation (FAI) met once again on February 1st for their annual meeting, this time in Vienna, Austria.
That's the time when the rules of Formation Skydiving competition get their latest tweaks if necessary. The IPC has a committee of experts in Formation Skydiving competition who collect information and feedback year by year and turn it into adjustments of the rules.
The world of rules has been quiet and peaceful for many years in the traditional Formation Skydiving... (more)
Did you know that the Bad Boyz posted their highest meet average in team history?
posted: Feb 14th, 2014 The indoor events are still dominating the Sun Path Products NSL News updates. The latest scores came once again from the Czech Republic, and they were not a direct answer to the Florida group's scores ay iFLY Orlando for the Indoor Cloud League, which were posted yesterday.
The Skydive Arena in Prague hosted the February meet of the Czech Republic Skydiving League. Most of the Czech teams collect Indoor Cloud League scores for the Skydive Arena, as well. However, they also have their monthly 10-round competitions, where the whole dive pool... (more)
Did you know that former Zunday member Sebastian Jimenez scored the AAA Class 22-pointer at iFLY Orlando?
posted: Feb 13th, 2014 The core group of the 4way community in Florida gathered once again at iFLY Orlando on Monday this week to train and meet new teams and potential competitors. As usually, the six new February sequences of the Indoor Cloud League competition were also a part of the event.
The Sun Path Products NSL News reported after the last Florida Skydiving League session at iFLY Orlando on 30 January 2014 that a new team was born that night. Aurai DeLand came back this week and contributed... (more)