iFly Seattle Selected to Host 2012 Indoor Skydiving Competition

Seattle’s indoor skydiving facility to host first annual competition tour in partnership with the International Bodyflight Association

TUKWILA, WA – Flyers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. Competitors need to be signed off by the IBA on the transitions required for the class in which they are competing, but iFLY Seattle is more than happy to suggest events and coaching programs to get competitors ready.  Tournament participants will get special training time and coaching to spark that competitive spirit. There will be coaching nights with world-class flyers at special rates to dial in the flying for the competition (some restrictions may apply).

Competitors can register by calling the wind-tunnels once registration is open 45 days before the competition.  Pre-registration is mandatory and the best way to stay up to date is to “fan” the IBA Facebook pageand check www.iflyseattle.com regularly.

WHO: iFLY Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s first indoor skydiving facility, and the International Bodyflight Association (IBA)

WHAT: One of six announced IBA skydiving tournaments where renowned competitors will judge contestants, vying for a selection of prizes. Spectators can enjoy the tricks and turns displayed by these advanced skydivers, as well as the opportunity to judge divers based in specific categories by voting on the IBA Facebook page.  

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22 – Wednesday, May 23, 2012

iFLY Seattle
349 Tukwila Parkway
Tukwila, WA 98188

DETAILS: The competition will cover the five major indoor skydiving freefall disciplines by class, including:
  • 4-way Formation Skydiving (FS)
  • 4-way Vertical Formation Skydiving (VFS)
  • 2-way Freefly (FF)
  • 2-way Vertical Formation Skydiving (2-Way VFS)
  • Neo-Freestyle (a solo performance combining Freefly and Freestyle)
iFLY Seattle
iFLY Seattle is an indoor skydiving center that offers the thrill of freefall in a safe, controlled environment.  It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for skydivers.  iFLY also offers group and party packages for birthdays, company outings or simply a family night out. Located at 349 Tukwila Parkway in Tukwila, just outside of Seattle. Open Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.  For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.iflyseattle.com or call 206-244-iFLY (4359).

About SkyVenture
SkyVenture is the world’s largest and most advanced manufacturer of vertical wind tunnels. Twenty-two SkyVenture tunnels currently operate in nine countries around the world, under the brand names SkyVenture, iFLY, Airkix and Freezone. SkyVenture’s unique designs and innovative technologies are patented in over 138 countries.  SkyVenture franchises equipment in North America through iFLY Franchising, LLC. SkyVenture International sells equipment and licenses the technology throughout the rest of the world. SV Finance, BVBA, offers a variety of financing options for qualified buyers.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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