Formation Skydiving (FS) 4 way

Patrick Nygren

Patrick Nygren

Fast Facts
Name: Patrick Nygren
Nickname: Palle
Age at WPC: 42
Born: Ljungarum, Sweden
Lives: Nagambie, Victoria
No. years in sport: 20
Canopy: PD Velocity 90
Team: Rotor Out
Jumps: 9300+
Event(s): Formation Skydiving

WPC Standing
• 9th place Swedish 4-way World Cup 2002
• 10th place Swedish 4-way World Championships 2003
• 7th place Australian 8-way World Championships 2006
• 9th place Australian 4way World Cup 2011

Recent Performances
1st place 4-way, Australian Nationals (Toogoolawah, Queensland, Australia)

Career Highlights
• Being eligible to compete for Australia at the World meet in 2006
• Winning 4-way FS at the Australian Nationals in 2011, despite strong competition from the team that placed second

Interesting Facts
Patrick started skydiving in 1992 whilst serving in the Swedish Army. Since then he has participated in a Swedish national record jump (a 107-way in 1998) and a successful 357-way World Record jump in Thailand in 2004. He has also competed at local, state and national level FS competitions in Australia since 2004.

Performance Goal at Dubai 2012 WPC Mondial
Not letting my teammates down!

SPORT
Years on Australian Parachute Team
2

Primary Training Base
Nagambie, Australia

Skydiving Club
Southern Cross Skydivers

EDUCATION
Primary
Bankeryd kyrkskola, Sweden

Secondary
Per Brahe gymnasiet, Sweden

Tertiary
Bachelor Programme in Systems Sciences – Luleå Univeristy of Technology, Sweden