Tidbits (Timbits +
The plan: Finish 4-way, then start 8-way. Team 401
withdrew after six rounds yesterday, so they don't show in
the standings anymore...
...a reader (hey! we got one out there!) writes:
"What's up with Zulu??? Where's Gary & Stevie????
And who's the new camara guy they have????? Nowak would
never have went head down. He would have made it back to the
formation. Is this guy Zulu's new Camara man????? Don't tell
me Nowak is gonna keep that real job he got?????" .....
Okay, I don't know about "Gary," but Eliana
Rodriguez is now in the slot previously flown by Christopher
Irwin, and Stevie's camera slot is now being flown by Jeremy
Peters (who is doing a fine job, albeit with one round of
freefly). For a team with a new person in slot, they are
doing very well. I guess Stevie's gonna keep that real
4-way is wrapping up, and Airspeed Vertical has
demonstrated why they are world champions and still the team
to beat. Very smooth, fast, and few mistakes, and Stein's
video makes them a real treat to watch. The 8-way briefing
is starting, that event will be underway shortly...
...okay, I brain farted on the Gary & Stevie
update regarding Airspeed Zulu, Gary is supposed to be with
Zulu but he banged his shoulder up snowboarding so Alan is
flying his slot for this weekend...
Judges feast on mom's
chicken (above) and Maubeuge poses with medals for the
camera (below). Look out for this team at Gap/Tallard
...8-way is starting up, and the last three 4-way teams
won't be doing their round 10 until they finish with
After a couple rounds of 8-way I can only say WOW, those
are some really amazing numbers on the board. Dan BC's group
of weekend warriors is only
four points behind the Knights, who have looked very
impressive so far. This is enough to make me drool for the
nationals in a few months!
Yes, I know the 8-way
draw is posted wrong, I'm working on the fix...okay it's
fixed...got the labels wrong in each column...