Nick Batsch

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Name:  Nick Batsch

Age/Birthday:  34, Sept 4th 1981

Hometown:  St Louis, Mo

Current City:  Denver, CO

Training Location:  Mile-Hi Skydiving Center, Skydive DeLand

Canopies:  NZ AeroSports Deadalus Project Petra 57, 64, 72

Years in the Sport:  15

Date of First Skydive:  May 28th, 2001

Total Jumps:  7,000+

Hobbies:  Yoga, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Longboarding, RC Flying, Aerial Photography

Occupation:  Canopy Coach, Professional Competitor, Professional Canopy and Freefall Exhibitionist

Future Goals:  My short and long-term goals include continuing to win canopy piloting competitions, to break more world records, to become more visible as a sponsored athlete and coach. To further establish my career in the skydiving industry by providing a coaching program integrating my USPA Coaching Skills and proven coaching techniques.  To work on special projects with sponsors to help further the development or advertisement of products.  To continue to build a long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationship with sponsors.  To maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, as has been my habit, in order to retain and promote sponsorships and Team Alter Ego.  As always, I hope to maintain a presence in publications such as Parachutist.

 

Nicks’s Accomplishments:

2011 World Cup Champion – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Freestyle

2013 US Canopy Piloting National Champion – 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Distance

2011 US Canopy Piloting National Champion – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy

2009 US Canopy Piloting National Champion – 1st Place Distance, 3rd Place Speed

2008 US Canopy Piloting National Champion – 1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Distance, 3rd Place Zone Accuracy

7 Time (and current) FAI World Record Holder in Distance – 158.76 meters, 154.09 meters, 151.95 meters, 222.45 meters, 181.9 meters, 169.61 meters, 152.82 meters

8 Time US Canopy Piloting Team Representative

1st Place 2014 Dubai International Swoop League Meet #1

1st Place 2014 Dubai International Swoop League Meet #2

1st Place 2013 Pink Open Klatovy, Czech Republic – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Zone Accuracy

1st Place Speed 2013 Lord of the Strings PD Project Orange

1st Place Sun Path Products Canopy Piloting Open Raeford – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed

1st Place 4th Dubai International Swoop League Meet 2 – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed, 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 1st Place Freestyle

1st Place 2013 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Meet 2 Z-Hills

2nd Place 2013 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Meet 3 Raeford

6th Place 2013 World Cup – 1st Place Distance

4th Place 2013 World Games

6th Place 2013 Dubai International Parachuting Championships – 1st Place Distance

2nd Place 2012 Canopy Piloting World Championships – 1st Place Distance

1st Place 2012 Pink Open Klatovy, Czech Republic – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed

1st Plcae 2012 Italian Swoop Fest Molinella, Italy – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Distance

2nd Place 2012 PD Tveir Competition – 2nd Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance, 3rd Place Kriss Kross, 3rd Place Freestyle

2nd Place 2012 US Canopy Piloting National Championships – 1st Place Distance, 3rd Place Speed

1st Place 2012 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Meet 1 Z-Hills

1st Place 2012 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Meet 5 The Farm

1st Place 2011 Pink Open Klatovy Czech Republic – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Zone Accuracy, 2nd Place Speed

2nd Place 2011 3rd Dubai International Parachuting Championships – 2nd Place Zone Accuracy

1st Place 2011 PD Big Boy Pants Competition – 1st Place Distance, 1st Place Speed, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy

1st Place Overall 2011 Florida Canopy Piloting Association Season – 1st Place Z-Hills, 2nd Place Palatka, 1st Place The Farm, 1st Place Raeford

3rd Speed 2011 2nd Dubai International Parachuting Championships

2nd Place 2010 Canopy Piloting World Championships – 2nd Place Distance, 1st Place Freestyle

2nd Place Distance 2010 US Canopy Piloting National Championship

3rd Place Zone Accuracy 2010 US Canopy Piloting National Championship

5th Place 2010 Pink Open Klatovy, Czech Republic

6th Place 2010 Dubai International Parachuting Championships

2nd Place 2009 World Games – 2nd Place Zone Accuracy, 3rd Place Speed

4th Place 2009 Canopy Piloting World Cup – 1st Place Speed, 3rd Place Distance

12th Place 2009 World Air Games

2nd Place 2008 Canopy Piloting World Championships – 1st Place Distance

1st Place 2008 Pro Swooping Tour Championships – 1st Place Long Jump, 2nd Place Freestyle

3rd Place 2008 Red Bull Blade Raid

1st Place 2007 Pro Swooping Tour Championships – 1st Place Distance

8th Place 2007 PST Air Festival – 2nd Place Distance, 2nd Place Team Speed, 2nd Place Zone Accuracy

10th Place 2007 US Canopy Piloting National Championships