FS Videos from Saarlouis WC & EC Aug 2017




Now uploaded all the VRS, 8-Way and 4-Way Female judged videos from the WC & EC in Saarlouis this August.  4-Way Open will follow very shortly.

These are the video files that were judged during the competiion.  I apologise for those few that are missing and will speak to the System supplier, Jans Jarisch of Comstark IT to chase those that are missing from the disc I have.

These are available on the IPC YouTube channel

CF Videos from WC & EC Saarlouis Aug 2017

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World Record Breaking French CF 2-Way Sequential Team

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All the other judged videos from the CF World Cup and European Championships are available on IPC YouTube channel

AE Videos from Saarlouis WC&EC-2017

EC Freestyle

The Winning Team  - France  - Round 3 - Artistic Events, Freestyle

This link will take you to all the judged videos from the World Cup and European Championships held in Saarlouis August 2017.  Over the next few days we will also upload all Canopy Formation Videos and all Formation Skydiving Videos.

Perfect viewing for wet weather weekends - before we welcome the Sold Freestyle performers at the next FCE - 2nd FAI WISC, Laval, Quebec, Canada 19-22 October.

6th FAI Junior & 9th FAI EC in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing in Podgorica, MNE, 2017 - Prize Giving and Closure

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Deborah Ferrand (FRA) - expresses the joy of all medal winners at reaching the podium

Live Results Here!
(European Championships)

Friday night, 31st August 2017 - the Closure of the European Championships with the Awards Ceremony and Closing Banquet - and a great evening was had by all.   After instructions from Zaca to keep the speeches short - there were a lot of medals to award, the President of the Aeronautical Association of Montenegro, Dragan Ivancevic, thanked everyone and presented the medals; as follows

Click on the * for more pictures of the medalists


9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Piloting, Dubai 2017 - Chief Judge

Dubai 2017


Following the resignation of the nominated Chief Judge for this forthcoming FCE an Interim Bureau Decision has been made.

The full story is given in  IBD/04/2017 - available on this link

6th FAI Junior & 9th FAI EC in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing in Podgorica, MNE, 2017 - Day 6

Dawn brakes
Dawn breaks over the last day of this European Championships

Thursday, 31st August 2017 - Day 6

Live Results Here!
(European Championships)

10.30 pm.   This evening we were presented with a fast and furious prize-giving which was nonetheless a celebration for all the successful athletes of this European Championships.  I would like to congratulate all our new European Champions, and tomorrow will put together a full page with pictures of the actual medal ceremony:  For now:


USA sweeps the board at first ever FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships in the heart of Copenhagen

Christian Webber_i_aktion_ved_Swoop_Freestyle_VM_2_foto_Juan_Mayer.JPGUSA skydivers cleaned up at the first ever FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships, which were held in the heart of Copenhagen over the weekend of 25-26 August 2017.


2nd WISC, Laval, Canada, 2017 - Bulletin 2



Bulletin 2 is now published on this web site.

Please click on this link Bulletin 2

Or you can find it by following the Events Calendar to the right of this news column - click on the documents logo of the event line.


2017 FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships – Final Day

The first ever Swoop Freestyle World Champion  -  David Ludvik, Jnr (USA)
Silver Medal Winner
Nick Batsch (USA)
Bronze Medal Winner
Curt Bartholomew (USA)

Saturday 26 August 2017

The culmination of a spectacular weekend in Copenhagen where the newly crowned World Swoop Freestyle Champion - David Ludvik, Jnr (USA) took the podium, alongside his fellow medalists, Nick Batsch (USA)  2nd place and Curt Bartholomew (USA) in 3rd place. Congratulations to all the medal winners!


2017 FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships


 Precision flying onto the Peblinge Lake, Copenhagen

This weekend Copenhagen is hosting the first FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships on the Peblinge Lake – smack bang in the middle of the city!


CF 2017 Web Challenge - Reminder


After an initial flurry of interest - the entries have gone quiet.  So here is a reminder for those that are still thinking about entering - do so your entry is awaited with baited breath by our judging panel.

If you have sent an entry but had no response, perhaps you used the 'old' route - then please send again using the entry form from this year's challenge.

All the information is available either from the listing below - or the Events Box 1 at the foot of the IPC Front News Page.  It will remain there for the rest of the season.

After the successful European Championships and World Cup in Saarlouis we should have a minimum of 7 team entries - no restriction on the number of teams per NAC!  This is open to ALL Canopy Formation Teams in the world!!

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