Did you know that the Monaco team is down by two with a new name?
posted: May 19th, 2013 The first scores of the weekend are coming from France where the weather stopped the AAA Class teams after five rounds and the AA Class teams after four rounds.
It was the first outdoor competition of the 2013 season in France. Several of the teams had already attended the Aerokart Indoor Championship 2013 before this weekend's outdoor competition in Mimizan. The French national 4way teams did not compete, however, some of the lineups included current and former members of the French national delegations.
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Did you know that Skygod likes the indoor/outdoor combination?
posted: May 18th, 2013 The NSL News contributed with "Funny Feelings" to the April issue of Blue Skies Mag. The article was related to the beginning of the new competition season and the first meets that bring back the special atmosphere and feelings of a competitive environment.
The 2013 season has long become reality, as the first major outdoor competition of the year, the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship with the annual Shamrock Showdown Skins Game, was successfully completed in March. The same counts for the first major indoor competition, the World Challenge in Bedford.
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Did you know that Escondido battles regularly with old friends from Portugal?
posted: May 17th, 2013 The next international meet weekend is coming up, with teams competing in France, the Czech Republic and the USA. Last weekend's leaderboard was dominated by UK teams, and the NSL News week was busy with updates from the United Kingdom accordingly.
The attention to the UK teams guided the NSL News to a related topic and a team that did not compete last weekend. It's a team that has not caught much attention despite the fact that it is actually the longest standing one in the United Kingdom. The NSL News is now catching up with AAA Class team Escondido.
Escondido was started by a group of... (more)
Did you know that the Blue Rebels brought 4way competition to Greece?
posted: May 16th, 2013 No team from Greece has ever competed at a World Championship of Formation Skydiving, and the NSL history of 4way competition in Greece began in May 2008. That was the first time that the Blue Rebels appeared on the NSL leaderboard.
Team leader Giannis Delaportas took his first lineup to Italy where the Blue Rebels competition career began at the annual 4way competition in Fano. The Blue Rebels competed in the Rookie Class and finished with a 7.8 average. Four years later, the Blue Rebels won their first international competition with the 1st place at the ISR... (more)
Did you know that there is a new AA Class race in the United Kingdom?
posted: May 15th, 2013 The three teams on the AA Class leaderboard of last weekend's events all had their names on other ones earlier this year.
Anti Gravity Ninja Swans and Taramis competed at the World Challenge 2013 where they had finished in the same ranking order. 4mula attended the season opener of the Southern California Skydiving League, as the NSL News reported on 2 May 2013.
The outdoor scores last weekend on the same leaderboard indicate that there will be another... (more)
Did you know that Raykipo is in perfect step with NMP-PCH Hayabusa?
posted: May 14th, 2013 Last weekend's leaderboard is complete, and teams from the United Kingdom won all four categories.
The Top 4 teams in the AAA Class, two from the UK and two from Denmark, all had attended the World Challenge 2013, as well, and the NSL News reported earlier this week that VAF Warriors and Airplay switched their rankings between the indoor meet in Bedford and the outdoor competition in Denmark.
The overall AAA Class leaderboard still needs another adjustment. The teams are ranked by the meet averages after each weekend's... (more)