Did you know that BJ Worth will challenge the new sequential bigway record at SkyQuest 2013?
posted: Sep 23rd, 2013 SkyQuest 2013 is coming closer and offers once again the annual combination of Kaleidoscope Dives and 4way competition in DeLand.
The Kaleidoscope Dives will be even more interesting this year since bigway skydiving has become more competitive. BJ Worth, World Team founder, former 8way world champion and creator of the Kaleidoscope Dives since the first SkyQuest event in 2001, recently proposed new world record rules for bigway sequentials to the International Parachuting Commission (IPC) who approved without hesitation.
Since March 1st this year,... (more)
Did you know that Florida launched the new Indoor Cloud League month with 101 points?
posted: Sep 22nd, 2013 The Florida Skydiving League group posted the first scores and videos of the Indoor Cloud League for September. The FSL flyers met on September 10 at iFLY Orlando to train and then go through the six different September sequences.
The Adder (Random Formation L) is the theme for this month, and the indoor training began with learning how to build and fly cheated cat positions. As usual, new flyers and skydivers were also getting their opportunity to learn more about indoor skydiving and 4way competition.
The new video of this month's event... (more)
Did you know that Thunder needs AAA Class competition in Roosendaal?
posted: Sep 21st, 2013 Two days are left for teams to sign up for this year's ISR Grand Prix at Indoor Skydive Roosendaal for the reduced registration fee of 300 Euro, and 36 teams have taken advantage of this offer so far.
22 teams were registered a month ago when the Sun Path Products NSL News posted the first preview of the annual event, which is scheduled for November 23rd. A total of 48 teams competed at last year's ISR Grand Prix, and the number of slots is now limited to 60 team.
It's the second year that the indoor competition... (more)
Did you know that the Golden Knights posted the fastest 10way time for a round since 2009?
posted: Sep 20th, 2013 The 10way competition at the USPA Nationals 2013 did not change the overall power order in the traditional Formation Skydiving events. The Golden Knights won as clearly as they did last year and maintained their dominating position.
This year's lineup was slightly different than last year. Angela Nichols and Laura Dickmeyer joined the complete 8way lineup, while Jennifer Schaben and Dannielle Woosley were done with competition this week.
The overall time for all six rounds (73.61 - 77.48) was slower than last year.... (more)
Did you know that the Golden Knights delegation maintains the Formation Skydiving power position?
posted: Sep 19th, 2013 There were times when Arizona Airspeed won all four traditional Formation Skydiving events (4 - 8 - 10 - 16) at the USPA Nationals. It happened the last time in 2008. A year later, the Golden Knights took away the 10-way title, which was the beginning of a major power shift.
Airspeed still won the other three events (4 - 8 - 16) in 2009 and bronze in 10way. However, the Golden Knights were on their way to take over the dominating position at the USPA Nationals.
The 8way lineup of the US Army then won the USPA Nationals 2010, which became the foundation of the upcoming power shift. Airspeed... (more)
Did you know that host and VFS 4way expert Rook Nelson steps in for Andy Delk in 8way?
posted: Sep 17th, 2013 This morning's visit of the Sun Path Products NSL News at the Golden Knights headquarters was followed by a few rounds of 8way competition before another weather hold interrupted the competition at the USPA Nationals 2013.
The weather situation improved again, and another round of 8way competition was completed before Andy Delk, former Arizona Airspeed member and currently competing for Paraclete XP8, had to leave to make it to the airport in time. The weather delays caused the meet to be slower than expected, and... (more)