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)
Did you know that Round 4 in 8-way had a dramatic ending - or not?
posted: Aug 28th, 2014 Thursday afternoon brought the 8-way and VFS 4-way competition to the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014. The teams completed five rounds and made up for the rainy days.
The 4-way Open Class and 4-way Women teams will be next to get in as many rounds as possible on Friday morning.
Round 4 in 8-way generated a dramatic story - but no world record. The Sun Path Products NSL News followed the Golden Knights from landing after Round 3 to the take-off for Round 4 and waited for the team in the landing... (more)
Did you know that Russian 8-way world champions of 2003 are back together in 4-way?
posted: Aug 25th, 2014 It is only a few hours away from the competition draw for the FAI World Championship of Formation Skydiving 2014 in Prostejov, Czech Republic.
The teams are done with the last training jumps, and the next time the planes get in the air it will be for the scoring points. There have been quite a few changes in the lineups, and the Sun Path Products NSL News can cover at least a few of them.
The new lineup of the Austrian national team was mentioned earlier and is competing under the name Final Edition. Vision 99 is... (more)