Did you know that 4-way Open Class and Speed Skydiving competition produced different results for Germany?
posted: Sep 2nd, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News goes back to the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 with more aftermath before the coverage of the German Nationals 2014 begins, live from the Dadalus skydiving center in Eisenach.
In fact, both events connect directly with each other in many ways, even though one connection is missing. The German national 4-way team Paratec-Saar is not competing at the national championships, due to lack of additional vacation time for some of the team members.
Paratec-Saar had a very... (more)
Did you know that NMP-PCH Hayabusa and Evolution have a lot in common?
posted: Aug 31st, 2014 It's time to follow up on the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 with some videos of the competition jumps, and the review begins with the new 4-way world champion, NMP-PCH Hayabusa from Belgium.
Hayabusa's 1st place in Prostejov is the first time in history that a team from Belgium wins gold medals in Formation Skydiving competition. It is also the first time that France did not win a medal in the Open Class competition. Last not least, it's also the first time in recent history (since 1985) that Canada... (more)
Did you know that Paratec-Saar from Germany has two world meet rookies in the lineup?
posted: Aug 29th, 2014 The competition at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 is still offering exciting battles, even though NMP-PCH Hayabusa will not give away their first 4-way gold medals for Belgium and most of the other medal positions have been secured at this point in time.
Canada's Lemay family team with Katie Woods left Hayabusa and Arizona Airspeed in the dust in Round 8 with a perfect performance, including the special and so far unique Canadian Block 15 (Cat - Cat) technique. Hayabusa was even happy enough... (more)
Did you know that the first-timers at a world meet have a good time?
posted: Aug 29th, 2014 The protest dust has settled after a few other teams also tried to get re-jumps due to higher air speed than required on jump run. The jury has not agreed with any arguments for any re-jumps, and the scores on the leaderboard are standing strongly.
The Sun Path Products NSL News has now been zooming in on teams and competitors who compete for the first at a World Championship of Formation Skydiving. There is time for that, as the situation at the relevant spots on the leaderboards seem to be settled.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa is strongly headed at the first gold medals for Belgium, and Mark Kirkby... (more)
Did you know that NMP-PCH Hayabusa summarized the first day after Round 3?
posted: Aug 28th, 2014 The 4-way competition in the traditional events (Open/Women) is over for Thursday at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014, and the VFS 4-way and 8-way teams get their turn for the rest of the day.
NMP-PCH Hayabusa is three points ahead after three rounds and has not shown any weaknesses yet, while Evolution is challenging Arizona Airspeed. The Belgian team took a few minutes after today's end of the 4-way competition to discuss the current situation with the Sun Path Products NSL News.
It's a special... (more)
Did you know that Meet Director Bryan Burke now has a competitive agenda in Prostejov?
posted: Aug 27th, 2014 Wednesday was an interesting day at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014.
The weather situation was matching the forecast, and there was no chance to get the jump planes in thr air until early afternoon. Then the weather changed, as is was expected, as well, and the front finally went through. The skies cleared, and there was nothing in the way of more competition - except of one obstacle: the wet grass runway.
The teams and competitors were surprised when a public announcement terminated the competition... (more)