Set your calendar Australia’s biggest indoor skydiving event is on again August 2019 at iFLY Downunder.

2019 is set to thrill and be a spectacular event as the sport of indoor skydiving continues to grow in Australia. The national championships will attract the best flyers from around Australia over two action packed days.

2017 indoor National skydiving Championships. iFLY Downunder

Crowd favourites Elise Brown and Amy Watson fresh from representing Australia at the FAI 3rd World Cup of Indoor Skydiving in Bahrain will be competing in Freestyle to name just a few of the freestyle competitors.

Expected are athletes and teams such as Sarah Yates from the Gold Coast and  World Champion VFS team Focus making up some of the hundreds of competitors expected at the event.
In 2019 there is also expected to be some hot competition in the crowd favourite two way and 4 way dynamic events.
Sarah Yates at the 2018 Australian Nationals

 

The venue is iFLY Downunder in Sydney located next to Penrith Panthers

 

The video highlights from the 2017 Australian indoor skydiving championships.

 

Indoor Skydiving is open to competitors of all ages and is one of the most inclusive air sports in the world. The even is open to all skill levels from novice, rookie to pro.

There are the more traditional events that come from outdoor skydiving such as 4 way flat flying and VFS (Vertical Formation Skydiving). There are also some of the aesthetic events such as Freestyle and Dynamic flying that really show off the sport of indoor skydiving and the tunnels full potential.

 

Elise Brown – Freestyle event 2017 Australian National Championships

Indoor skydiving is a spectator friendly sport where you can get up and close to the action or follow the live stream online and follow your favourite flyer or team.

Elise Brown at the FAI 3rd World Cup of Indoor Skydiving 2018, Bahrain

The public are free to come and watch the event, it’s spectacular and not to be missed.

Indoor Skydiving in Australia is a fast growing sport and becoming popular with families, kids, youth, the young and the old. Flyers can join the many social events held at each tunnel, compete in the many friendly social scrambles events through the year or choose to up their skill levels, find a team mate and complete at state, national or international levels.

The FAI is recognised as the International Federation for Air Sports. Indoor Skydiving is a recognised as an Air Sports discipline within the FAI and on a fast track to hopefully be included in the Olympics. You can read more details on the push for Indoor Skydiving to be an Olympic sport over at Indoor Skydiving World: https://www.indoorskydiving.world/the-olympic-dream/

 

See you at the 2019 Australian Open Indoor Skydiving Championships.

Elise Brown is an indoor skydiving instructor and tunnel athlete passionate about health, lifestyle, fitness and the art of freestyle flight. See more at www.elisebrown.com.au