Did you know that the beginning competition season brings funny feelings?
posted: Apr 20th, 2013 The 2013 competition season is slowly beginning. It is time again to get ready for the first meet of the year and become familiar with the special circumstances and feelings that a competition brings to you.
Several indoor meets have offered the opportunity to post some scores during the winter. Valentine's Meet in Eloy and Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship in DeLand were the first outdoor meets this year. Local and regional meets will follow with spring arriving in the northern parts of the USA and in Europe.
Blue Skies Mag gave the NSL News the opportunity to think out loud about the mental... (more)
Did you know that Cool Runnings launched the team's 8th competition season?
posted: Apr 19th, 2013 There was only one team at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2013 that had never competed in the AAA Class before. The coolest team of the competition used the event to test the new waters and the new six blocks after a training camp with coach Solly Williams in DeLand.
Cool Runnings from the Netherlands was launching this lineup's 4th year with the first slot switcher in team history. It was a tough start, as the judges also did not like what they saw and deducted three points. The 4-pointer in Round 1 was not the... (more)
Did you know that Vania Da Rui features the Top 5 of the World Challenge 2013?
posted: Apr 18th, 2013 The judging videos of Evolution at the World Challenge 2013 were the last ones missing of the Top 5 teams. They are now coming along with a great video clip that professional photographer Vania Da Rui put together after the event.
The NSL-TV camera captured the top teams live during the competition from a different angle to provide footage as quickly as possible, and the eye level also shows much more of the actual flying performance.
Vania Da Rui was filming from an even better angle, as she set up right at the... (more)
Did you know that Canadian family team 4Astrophe turned out far from desaster?
posted: Apr 17th, 2013 The NSL News had introduced the amazing Pro Team Extended family from Finland, with father Kimmo, mother Outi and 12-year old Kally Pohjola during the coverage of the World Challenge 2013, and the story is yet far from over.
However, Kalle Pohjola has not been the youngest 4way competitor this year on the NSL leaderboard. The NSL News now introduces another 4way family with an 11-year old flyer in the lineup who competed in the A Class, Yannick Bisson from Canada.
Both 4way youngsters won their first competitions,... (more)
Did you know that Impact is the most improved team of the Czech winter season?
posted: Apr 16th, 2013 The 4way teams in the Czech Republic completed their indoor winter season shortly after the conclusion of the World Challenge 2013. League Director Jan Klapka decided to use the competition draw of the meet in Bedford to give his teams the opportunity to compare their scores indirectly with the teams who competed on the previous weekend.
The total number of points collected at the six meets in Prague between November 2012 and April 2013 also determined the overall Czech winner in all four categories. Bad Boys (AAA),... (more)
Did you know that Paraclete XP4 finished in a money slot for the first time?
posted: Apr 15th, 2013 There was not much competition for the 1st and the 2nd place at the World Challenge 2013, which was not really expected much. However, there was a fierce battle for the 3rd place throughout the whole meet between Gavroches Maubeuge, Paraclete XP4 and XL.
The French team took the 3rd place from SportLoto in Round 2 and protected it successfully to the end. It was a lot of work, and the French 8way world champions barely saved a 1-point advantage over the finish line. Mostly the penalties that XP4 (4) and XL (8) collected... (more)