Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:34
Our sport is dynamic and visually stunning , but sometimes difficult to explain to non participants. For the World Games 2013 the FAI PR team put together single page illustrations to show what it was all about in terms of the Parachuting element.
These are designed to be shown on a big screed during an event or used in press packs to simply show what is the objective of the competitors. The photographs can be seen by folowing the link to Our Sport and Canopy Piloting. .pdf versions are available also on the following links.
Speed (1 & 2 ) were designed for the rules used specifically for the World Games, but Accuracy and Distance are currently accurate.
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 15:01
Jarrett Martin, a Junior member of the USA Freefall Style & Accuracy Team qualified to compete at the 4th DIPC (Dubai International Parachuting Championships) – however Jarrett is different from other competitors in that he is paraplegic. So USPA sought the agreement of the organisation in Dubai for Jarrett to enter.
The response was an emphatic yes “We should do everything in our power to support such a young man’s athletic desire and ideals”
This is Jarrett’s story – his refusal to allow the results of his accident to alter his drive and determination to follow his sport and achieve his goals is truly inspiring:
Monday, 18 November 2013 11:36
** Please Note: If you haven't received an e-mail from the Chair of the Judges Committee within a week, confirming your nominations, you need to re-send the lists
The forms to be completed by each NAC nominating their Judges to be put on the FAI Listing and also those proposed for the 2014 first category competitions are now posted on this site. These must be completed and returned to the Chair of the Judges Committee via the NAC and FAI by the 31st December 2013.
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:33
The 65th FAI/IPC Plenary Meeting will take place in Vienna, Austria
1 -2 February 2014
Bulletin No. 1 is now published and available on this link
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:14
Judges nominations for the World Championships in Para-Ski in Tanay, Russia
11 - 16 March 2014.
Nominations to reach Pia Beggren, Chair of the Judges Committee by 31st October 2013
Friday, 06 September 2013 11:16
Following a request at the Competitors meeting that the explanation of the Rules changes be made very public so that competitors for Dubai are aware of how these rules will be applied - this explanation is given clearly in the First Jury report from the competition in Kolomna. Follow the link for that report.
Sunday, 01 September 2013 16:57
For all the results follow the link to the ipc-wcresults pages
Sunday, 01 September 2013 16:43
For all the results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages
Sunday, 01 September 2013 16:29
For all results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages
Podium Winners - 4th FAI Junior European Championships in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landings - Female
Sunday, 01 September 2013 16:20
For all the results follow this link to the ipcwc-results pages