Did you know that Thomas Hughes, Mark Kirky, Chris Farina, Solly Williams and Brian "BK" Krause discussed exit techniques?
posted: Sep 15th, 2013 The skies over the Chicagoland are not looking pretty today. It is grey and cold and rainy. The teams at the USPA Nationals 2013 are on a weather hold until noon, which could be extended if nothing changes.
There was a good side to it, as the judges were able to catch up with yesterday's action. The scores for Round 6 in all three traditional 4way categories (Open/Advanced) and Round 7 in the AA/Intermediate Class were posted during the weather hold, and the leaderboards are up-to-date now.
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Did you know that Arizona Airspeed still has plenty of work and challenges ahead in Ottawa?
posted: Sep 14th, 2013 The teams are done for Saturday at the USPA Nationals 2013, and it seems as if the judges will continue with their work in the morning.
All AAA Class teams (Open and Advanced) completed six rounds, while the AA/Intermediate Class teams actually did another round and were finished after Round 7. All scores are posted until Round 5, and no new score sheets are coming out of the judging room.
The Sun Path Products NSL News concludes the day with the best at last. Arizona Airspeed videographer Justin Price provided... (more)
Did you know that Carolina Turbo XP could be on USPA medal course?
posted: Sep 14th, 2013 There is no question who will win the AAA/Open Class gold medals at the USPA Nationals 2013, and SDC Rhythm XP will most likely take the 2nd place on the leaderboard. However, the fact that Rhythm is not eligible for USPA medals creates a more interesting battle for the other two top USPA spots.
Paraclete XP4 is probably the safest bet for the 3rd place on the leaderboard and silver medals without any major troubles. It becomes really interesting when it comes to the bronze medals. Carolina Turbo XP's turn into a professional... (more)
Did you know that Jack Jefferies is now a living Hall of Fame Airspeed legend?
posted: Sep 14th, 2013 Arizona Airspeed is running away from the field at the USPA Nationals 2013, and it is only a matter of how far it will be. Airspeed has moved from the observer position of other events into the middle of the action and is now under observation by others.
It's not only the direct international competition in Belgium, France, Russia and Canada who have their eyes on the scores coming from Ottawa. Teams, competitors and visitors at the USPA Nationals are also watching the new Airspeed lineup conducting their 4way business.
Did you know that the USPA Nationals outscore the UK Nationals this year?
posted: Sep 14th, 2013 The traditional 4way events of the USPA Nationals 2013 are now in full swing at Skydive Chicago. There was a short delay early in the morning due to fog nearby, but the sun burned it away quickly.
Guest team Dubai Nexus digested the VFS 4way losses in the first two rounds easily yesterday and defeated the French national team once again after also winning the gold medals at the World Cup 2013. Arizona Arsenal is the new USPA champion and... (more)
Did you know that female competitors are turning points the same way?
posted: Sep 13th, 2013 The first scores of the traditional 4way competition at the USPA Nationals 2013 will be posted tomorrow, while the VFS 4way teams are in full swing at Skydive Chicago.
The live coverage of the Sun Path Products NSL News will begin tomorrow morning. Paraclete XP is supporting the live coverage of this event, and the Paraclete 4way and 8way lineups will once again compete for medals at the same time.
The focus of last month's Turning Points column for Blue Skies Mag was on female 4way competition, and the Sun Path... (more)