Did you know that there is great compensation for the lack of fresh footage from DeLand?
posted: Mar 7th, 2014 The Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014 had a great start last night at the Clarion Hotel DeLand, where the event reception and competition draw took place. The video clip and the team photos provide some evidence of a great atmosphere before the start of a high-profile competition.
Following the event tradition, the teams were once again in charge of the competition draw. Ten teams from ten different countries entered the stage to be introduced to the audience and manually draw the sequences. The reigning 4way... (more)
Did you know that Golden Knights and Aerodyne French Girls will also face off two times during the Paraclete week?
posted: Feb 21st, 2014 Two of the four French national Formation Skydiving competition teams have changed their names for the 2014 season. The 4way Open Class team competes under "Volt'R", while "Venturi" is the new name in 8way.
The other two teams are coming back with the same lineups and with the same names (Aerodyne French Girls, Team4speed). Several previews have covered the 4way Open Class competition at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014, and the Sun Path Products NSL News story on 13... (more)
Did you know that Evolution finished the Valentine's Meet with a new team record average?
posted: Feb 17th, 2014 The highest 10-round average for a team from Canada was posted at the world meet in Menzelinsk 2010. Michel Lemay and his three sons Martin, Vincent and Benoit (Daniel Paquette on camera) finished with a 24.0 average in 5th place. It was the second world meet for the complete family lineup after a 21.9 average in 6th place in Maubeuge 2008.
Evolution competed one more time with the same family lineup at the Mondial Dubai 2012 (23.6 - 4th) before father Michel Lemay gave his slot to Katie Woods, who has trained and competed with the Canadian national 4way team ever since.
It was not an easy... (more)
Did you know that 2014 is a rebuilding year for the Dubai Asaar delegation?
posted: Feb 12th, 2014 The recent TURNING POINTS topic for Blue Skies Mag ("Shifting Skydiving World") provided a coincidental transition to the next story. It is a part of the athletic side at Skydive Dubai that requires an update.
The United Arab Emirates will once again be represented by a Dubai Asaar lineup at the Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship 2014. It is the third time that Eliana Rodriguez and Craig Girard send their 4way competitors to DeLand.
The two former Arizona Airspeed members and world champions had their new competitors... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Airspeed has never lost the Shamrock Showdown/Paraclete XP Outdoor Championship?
posted: Feb 8th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News recently posted the first overview of the teams who are registered early for the World Challenge 2014. It was another preview or review of indoor events that have taken place in the winter months or are coming up soon.
The drought of the outdoor coverage will soon be over, as the annual Valentine's Meet is once again the beginning of the 2014 competition season. Then the first major event, the Paraclete XP Outdoor... (more)
Did you know that Finland's Tigers are back with a 3-year plan?
posted: Jan 27th, 2014 The team name Tigers has recently become well known when the national 4way team from Qatar caught the attention of the Sun Path Products NSL News with an impressive performance at the 4th Dubai International Parachuting Championship 2013.
The Qatar Tigers have been around for several years, however, there are other Tigers who have been training and competing in 4way for a longer time period. The Tigers from Finland appeared on the NSL leaderboard for the first time in 2006 and have continued to post their scores ever... (more)