Did you know that NMP-PCH Hayabusa won the team's 7th consecutive CISM gold medals?
posted: Oct 28th, 2013 NMP-PCH Hayabusa recently had a very long trip on the team agenda, which resulted in a total of five jumps in two weeks.
The Belgian team had turned professional years ago by joining the military services and competes at the military CISM world championships every year. The competition was held in China this time, and Hayabusa had to defend the 4way title for Belgium, which has been in Hayabusa possession since 2007.
There has not been any serious competition for Hayabusa in the past years, and any team in 2nd place is falling farther behind year by year, while Hayabusa increases the meet... (more)
Did you know that Thunder has finalized team plans for the 6th season?
posted: Oct 26th, 2013 It wasn't too long ago that SportLoto announced comeback plans for the 2014 season. The Sun Path Products NSL News reported the great news on 18 October 2013 and related once again to the annual race for the unofficial title of the best amateur team in the world.
Thunder earned this title in 2012 and probably again in 2013. The poll and voting question for the 2013 season will be posted soon, and there is little doubt that Thunder will end up on the top. The main opponent of 2012, SportLoto, attended only two indoor meets this... (more)
Did you know that the Blocktoberfest 2013 took place at the Mike Truffer Plaze?
posted: Oct 25th, 2013 The annual celebration of the Blocktoberfest took place at the appropriate time this year. The skydiving industry businesses in the Mike Truffer Plaza were off time last year, and the event was renamed to Blovemberfest for last year's celebration of the end of summer and beautiful fall weather coming to DeLand.
Event creator Nancy LaRiviere scheduled the 2013 plaza party for a better time, and the weather was perfect on Thursday, October 24th. Office chairs and tables were once again moved outside, where staff and owners of the small businesses dropped work and business topics for a few hours.
Did you know that the Deep Blue family is growing consistently?
posted: Oct 24th, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News has covered the former French national team in the female 4way category, Aerokart Deep Blue, since it was formed at the end of the 2007 season. Sophie Deremaux, Berangere Duplouy, Francoise Simons-Hamouchi and Amelie Tirman eventually all retired from the French national delegation, and the coverage of certain topics has still not ended yet.
Deep Blue won the gold medals at the World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2010 in Menzelinsk and set new performance and scoring standards for the female 4way category. The original lineup attended their last outdoor competition... (more)
Did you know that the USPA Nationals 2013 had one all-female US lineup in traditional 4way?
posted: Oct 23rd, 2013 The latest Sun Path Products NSL News contribution for Blue Skies Mag discussed the female 4way category that the FAI/IPC introduced in 2001. The story concluded with the fact that the different leaderboards for 4way Open Class and 4way Women can always be compared indirectly and "with a few strokes on the keyboard".
Several Sun Path Products NSL News stories in the past included manipulated and combined leaderboards. Most of the times, the question was how the female 4way teams would have ended up on the Open Class leaderboard, as both... (more)
Did you know that Dubai Nexus created their own direct VFS 4way competition?
posted: Oct 22nd, 2013 The Sun Path Products NSL News story on 8 October 2013 covered the VFS 4way competition at the USPA Nationals 2013. Only the VFS 4way competition videos of the World Cup 2013 in Banja Luka were available at this point in time.
NSL-TV now follows up with the competition videos of the French reigning VFS 4way world champions, Team4speed SD. The previous story explained comprehensively... (more)