Did you know that Fly Definition moved up a level in VFS 4-way?
posted: Nov 16th, 2014 The VFS 4-way part of the first FAI Indoor World Cup was almost as small as the competition in 4-way Women, where only Aerokart Deep Blue and HF Chicks had signed up for the competition. Three teams competed in the newest 4-way Formation Skydiving category at iFLY Austin, and the situation was very similar to 4-way Women.
Both events had one world class team that did not have any serious competition (Aerokart Deep Blue - SDC Standard XP), and the second team in the respective event was far behind. Fly Definition from Poland was the second team in VFS 4-way and was in a slightly better situation... (more)
Did you know that Julien Guiho is the best swooping Formation Skydiving competitor this year?
posted: Nov 13th, 2014 The 5th FAI World Canopy Piloting Championships 2014 were recently held at Skydive City in Zephyrhills, Florida. The Sun Path Products NSL News covers almost exclusively Formation Skydiving competition and events, and the swooping meet does not really fit into the SKYLEAGUE.COM territory.
However, it would not be the first time at all that Canopy Piloting and Formation Skydiving competition have something in common, and the connection comes with the athletes. Former 4-way world champions Shannon Pilcher, Ian Bobo and Jonathan Tagle (DeLand Fire - 2006) made the news here and there when they... (more)
Did you know that Arizona Arsenal won world meet silver with a team record average?
posted: Sep 13th, 2014 The USPA Nationals 2014 also include VFS 4-way with two categories, Open and Advanced. The number of participating teams is identical with last year's attendance.
SDC Standard XP is back after sitting out last year on home turf at Skydive Chicago. Arizona Arsenal won the gold medals at the USPA Nationals 2013 and then represented the USA at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 in Prostejov a few weeks ago.
Arsenal finished... (more)
Did you know that Evolution videos of the world meet reflect unique achievements?
posted: Sep 11th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News audience had to wait longer than usual to watch videos of the competition action at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014, due to the lack of online services by the hosts. However, the wait for the last missing videos of the top teams is over, as Evolution's videographer and VFS competitor Jean Christophe Oumet provided the footage of the bronze medal winner in Prostejov.
It is difficult to summarize briefly what an incredible achievement the 3rd place was for Evolution.... (more)
Did you know that the judges had a "soft acquisition" for the first Fun Flag possession in history?
posted: Aug 30th, 2014 The FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 has arrived at the last day of competition.
The weather situation is critical and not very stabil, while there are a few more rounds to be completed.
The FAI Jury accepted a requst by the host in Prostejov to extend the schedule by an hour to possibly complete all competition rounds. It has become a race against the time.
The weather cooperated well in the earlier hours of the morning, and there is a good chance for the completion of the meet.
It's time... (more)
Did you know that the Golden Knights protest was declined by the jury?
posted: Aug 29th, 2014 The Sun Path Products NSL News mentioned yesterday that the Golden Knights story of Round 4 in 8-way at the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 was not over yet.
The US delegation filed an official protest to the FAI Jury and requested a re-jump for Round 4. It turned out to become a great opportunity to study and learn more about a protest in Formation Skydiving competition. The Sun Path Products NSL News collected feedback from participants and officials and tried to present the subject from as many... (more)