British Skydiving Nationals Cancelled

Following on from the cancellation of the UKSL and Grand Prix events the Elite Performance Committee has conducted a further review of the remaining British Nationals Competitions. After careful consideration and negotiation with the affected drop zones the decision has been made to cancel all remaining competitions for 2020.

The affected competitions are:

  • National Championships in Accuracy, Artistics, Canopy Piloting, Speed, Tracking, Wingsuit Acrobatics & Wingsuit Performance at SkydiveBuzz – Dunkeswell
  • National Championships in FS 4-way, FS 8-way and VFS at Skydive Hibaldstow
  • And the National Championships in Canopy Formation at Skydive Northwest, Cark

As the sport’s governing body we have a responsibility to consider the impact that skydiving and our operations have on the wider community and we are also mindful of the extra resources that may be required by drop zones at a time when they will be concentrating on getting their operations up to speed. This decision has therefore not been taken lightly and we are very sorry for the inconvenience this has caused.

The decision does raise several questions that we would like to answer: