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3rd 2013 Bureau Newsletter

gwThe latest Bureau Newsletter is now published.

 

Read the up to date news on the activities of the Bureau and our President

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Canopy Piloting - The Events Illustrated

Turning in on the Speed carve

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.

 

Another first for Dubai

IMG 0477 Jarrett Martin copyJarrett 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:

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37th CISM, Qionglai, China

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The 37th CISM World Championships finished today.

 

Check out the web site for all the results and stories

 

FAI Judges - 2014

on-line course

 

** 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.

 2014 - FAI Judges Nomination List

2014 - First Category Events, nominated Judges

IPC Plenary Meeting 2014 - Vienna, Austria - Bulletin No. 1

Logo Austrian Aero ClubThe 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

Para-Ski World Championships 2014 - Judges Nominations

Paraski landing

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

Form available on this link (PDF) or (Excel)

Jury Notices, Kolomna, Russia, 2013

Kolomna 2013 logoFollowing 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.

Jury Report No. 1, Kolomna 2013

Final Jury Report, Kolomna 2013

Podium Winners - 4th FAI Junior European Championships in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landings - Male

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4th FAI Junior European Championships

in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing


22 - 26 August 2013

 

For all the results follow the link to the ipc-wcresults pages

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Podium Winners - 1st FAI Junior World Cup in Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing - Male

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1st FAI Junior World Cup

in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing


22 - 26 August 2013

 

For all the results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages

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Podium Winners - 1st FAI Junior World Cup in Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing - Female

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1st FAI Junior World Cup

in Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing


22 - 26 August 2013

 

For all results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages

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