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Local skydiving team wins nationals, heading to 2018 World Championships

Posted at 11:24 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 14:26:44-04

The Arizona Airspeed skydiving team won the National Championship of 4-way Formation Skydiving Tuesday.

The team will now head to the 2018 World Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. 

The team consists of Thiago Gomes if Tucson, Niklas Hemlin and Mikhail Markine of Casa Grande, Ari Perelman of Chandler and videographer David French of Eloy.

The 2018 USPA National Championships is drawing nearly 700 of the country's top skydivers.