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|Speedskydiving World Cup 2001
The Speedskydiving World Cup is growing! This year will see five events being held around the world. If you are getting bored of just jumping out of an airplane, go there and find out what speed means! After the first World Cup, the rules have stayed the same and are still really hard to understand: GO AS FAST AS YOU CAN! Take a look at the rules for 2001 at www.speedskydiving.net.
The first ISST World Cup of Speedskydiving held in the year 2000 determined the first world champions of this fastest non-motorized sport on earth. In 2001, five competitions will be held around the world and all will be counting for the World Cup 2001.
May 24-27 - Lapalisse, France
July 6-8 - Texel, Holland
August 22-25 - Liconshire, UK
September 15-17 - Botten, Switzerland
September 28-30 - Empuriabrava, Spain
October (date TBA) - Toogoolawah, Australia
The need for speed and a minimum of 200 jumps is all that's needed to enter the event. PRO-TRACKs will be lent out by the organization for your runs.
For more information on the Speedskydiving World Cup and the upcoming event in Lapalisse, France check out www.speedskydiving.net and www.lapalisse-aero.com.
|Al Zilk Memorial Accuracy Meet|
March 5-6, 2001
Join Skydive Snohomish in Snohomish (Washington, USA) May 5-6 for their Grand Opening Event and First Annual "Al Zilk Memorial Meet" where they will honor Al Zilk and his lifelong contributions to the sport, and skydiving and begin a new era of skydiving excellence at Harvey Field. They will be hosting both Classic and Sport Accuracy events, with prize money awarded in each event.
And this is what awaits you:
5 Round Classic Accuracy Meet
5 Round Sport Accuracy Meet
Professional Quality Judging
Landing "Tuffet" and Electronic Pad
Prize Money Amount "TBA"
Saturday Evening BBQ
Camping & Showers on the Airport
Entry Fee, $100 Per Event, $150 for both
They are going to follow the "National Sport Accuracy Championship Competition Rules", as published in the USPA Skydiving Competition Manual, (Section 9).
For more information check out their website or contact Ernie Butler or Kandy Harvey.
|European Cup 2001 Accuracy|
The 2001 European Cup in Skydive Accuracy will be held in Austria. Here is the detailed information for the first competition:
Organization: Hsv Red Bull Salzburg, Austria
Head Of Organization: Obstlt. Karl Kaiser, Hsv Red Bull Salzburg, Austria
Meet Director: Gernot Rittenschober, Austria
Chief Judge: Silvio Di Tecco, Italy
Place: Lochen located 20 km north of Salzburg, Austria,
Date: June 1-3, 2001
Aircraft: Pilatus Porter PC6 (Austrian Air Force)
Entry Fee: ATS 8.800,00 (DEM 1.250,00) per team , ATS 140,00 (DEM 20,00) refund for jumps not made
Teams And Competitors: 5 Competitors per team, all results are committed for individual and team result
Jumps: 8 rounds for each team, minimum 4 rounds
Rules: Sporting Code Section 5 and European-Cup special rules, all 8 results count for the team, max. 30 teams will be accepted by the organizer
Drop Altitude: 1000m, reduction down to 900m possible during rounds due to special condition
Measuring System: WECKBECKERS System provided by the Austrian Aeroclub
Protest Fee: ATS 700,00 (DM 100,00)
HSV Red Bull Salzburg, Postfach 52, A-5071 Wals/Salzburg
Fax +43-662-85988-1701 or email email@example.com
Send registration not later than 15. May 2001
Accommodation and Administration: Organized by community of Lochen. Camping without charge is possible (nearby camping area). Contact: Phone +43-7745-8900, Fax +43-7745-8925, Emaillochen@upperaustria.or.at
European Cup 2001 Accuracy Sites and Dates:
Lochen / Austria - June 1-3, 2001
Opatija / Croatia - June 15-17, 2001
Bled / Slovenia - July 6-8, 2001
Belluno / Italy - August 3-5, 2001
Bolzano (Airport Trento) / Italy - September 21-23 2001
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