Did you know that judge Kirk Verner treats the entry into the Paraclete XP flying chamber like an exit from a jump plane?
posted: Mar 1st, 2014 The 4way part of the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2014 on Saturday is almost completed, and it is challenging to keep up with the action. The record participation makes it a much busier event, while the flying chamber has no problem with moving the teams quickly through the rotations.
The competition draw was handed out this morning, not last night, as teams had still scheduled training sessions. Tim D'Annunzio welcomed the participants at 7:30 AM, and Kirk Verner explained some of the rules more in detail.
Did you know that SkyVenture Montreal scored in all six Indoor Cloud League categories?
posted: Feb 27th, 2014 Last year, the Sun Path Products NSL News provided a special report of a special family situation in Canada - and it was not about the Lemay family and Evolution activities.
The story on 17 April 2013 was related to the Canadian Indoor Championship 2013 where 4way indoor team 4Astrophe competed with father Richard Bisson and his two children, Yannick (11) and Valerie (16).
Former member of 4way team Cat Women, Jacinthe Labelle, was the 4th member,... (more)
Did you know that the World Challenge 2014 includes a new unofficial amateur showdown?
posted: Feb 26th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News reported on 20 February 2014 that the German national team Paratec-Saar has signed up for the team's first indoor competition at the World Challenge 2014. The great news brings back an old topic and an additional aspect to the event.
Thunder's Belgian/Dutch lineup and SportLoto from Russia have been in an internal race for the unofficial title of the best amateur team in the world in the past years. This duel included... (more)
Did you know that the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2014 has record participation?
posted: Feb 25th, 2014 The field of teams is set for the Paraclete XP Indoor Championship 2014, as well, and it is a new record participation. John D'Annunzio said that he is still expecting five or six more teams to enter the competition, which begins on Saturday morning with Round 1.
The highest number of 4way teams so far competed at the 2012 event. 17 US teams made it to Raeford by then. This time, a total of 28 teams have signed up at this point in time.
It is an international 4way field for the first time in the history of the event.... (more)
Did you know that the French lineups have been changing while Marin Ferre keeps on coaching successfully?
posted: Feb 24th, 2014 The French national 4way coach Marin Ferre has been mentioned many times in Sun Path Products NSL News updates over the years, and his brother Martial Ferre received at least the same attention. Eventually, the Ferre brothers even competed together recently, as the story on 21 January 2014 reported after the Wind Games 2014.
The same story explained the competition history that Marin and Martial Ferre had together. Both won 4way gold medals for France... (more)
Did you know that SDC Rhythm XP has published new training tools?
posted: Feb 23rd, 2014 The US top teams have always shared their knowledge and expertise with the rest of the Formation Skydiving competition world, not only by offering professional coaching.
Arizona Airspeed helped Craig Buxton to create the "Airspeed Mind Maps" long ago. The Golden Knights had their share of the 4way education when they competed for the USA in 2003. DeLand Majik followed up with their own DVD in 2004. Fastrax developed a visual training tool in 2006. Arizona Airspeed came back in 2007 with a new DVD, which showed the random formations and blocks.
Recently, Paraclete XP published a new video... (more)