Team Bios

Brianne Thompson of VFS Team Arizona X-Force
Photo by Niklas Daniel.

Brianne Thompson
Inside Center

  • Founder of X-Force (2014).
  • 12,000+
  • USPA D License; USIS Founding Member;
    Coach; AFF-I; IAD;
    HAPS Certified;
    IBA Coach Rating for FS, Static, Dynamic;
    Pro rated for 75 sqft;
    Private Pilot (ASEL);
    USHPA P2 rated.
  • USPA S&TA (Mountain Region).
  • USPA National Championships

  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2019),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2018),
  • 2nd in Women"s Speed Skydiving (Test Event 2017),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2017),
  • 4th in MFS 2-way Open (2017),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2016),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2015),
  • 6 x Best Female Team, FS 4-way Open (2005-2010).
  • USIS National Championships

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2019).
  • FAI World Championships / Cups

  • 3rd in FS 4-way female and
    3rd in VFS 4-way, Eloy, USA (2019), making Brianne the first female skydiver ever to medal in both disciplines at an FAI World Competition,
  • 4th in VFS 4-way, Saarlouis, Germany (2017),
  • 3rd in FS 4-way female, Menzelinsk, Russia (2010),
  • 2nd in FS 4-way female, Maubeuge, France (2008),
  • 4th in FS 4-way female, Gera, Germany (2006).
  • Records

  • World Records:
    FAI #18261 – North American Female Competition Record, Speed Skydiving – 347.05 km/h
    FAI #18262 – North American Female Performance Record, Maximum Vertical Speed –384.66 km/h
    FAI #18267 – World Female Performance Record, Maximum Vertical Speed – 384.66 km/h
    National Records:
    Female Record in FS 4-Way Open: 26 points at the USPA National Championships 2009.
  • Arizona State Women's Records:
    FS Large Formation 27-Way

Personal Sponsors

Keith Fournier of VFS Team Arizona X-Force
Photo by Niklas Daniel.

Keith Fournier
Outside Center

  • Member of X-Force since 2017.
  • 5,000+
  • USPA D License; USIS Athlete;
    Coach; Pro;
    Private Pilot (ASEL).
  • USPA National Championships

  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2019),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2018),
  • 4th in MFS 2-way Open (2017),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2017),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2013),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-Way Open (2012),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-Way Open (2011),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-Way Open (2010),
  • 1st in VFS 4-Way Advanced (2007).
  • USIS National Championships

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2019).
  • FAI World Championships / Cups

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way, Eloy, USA (2019),
  • 4th in VFS 4-way, Saarlouis, Germany (2017).
  • Records

  • 2009 Vertical World Record 108-Way,
  • 2012 Vertical World Record 138-Way.

Personal Sponsors

Mike Bougher of VFS Team Arizona X-Force
Photo by Niklas Daniel.

Mike Bougher
Point Flyer

  • Member of X-Force since 2018.
  • 1,200+
  • USPA D-License; USIS Athlete;
    IBA Trainer L2 / Instructor L4;
    IBA Coach Rating for FS, Static, Dynamic.
  • USPA National Championships

  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2019),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2018)
  • USIS National Championships

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2019).
  • FAI World Championships / Cups

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way, Eloy, USA (2019)
  • Records

  • 72 way head up world record

Personal Sponsors

Nate Roth of VFS Team Arizona X-Force
Photo by Niklas Daniel.

Nate Roth
Camera

  • Member of X-Force since 2018.
  • 1,200+
  • USPA C License;
    IBA Examiner;
    IBA Coach Rating for FS, Static, Dynamic.
  • IBA Examiner.
  • USPA National Championships

  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2019),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2018),
  • 1st in VFS 4-way Advanced (2017, Video),
  • 2nd in MFS 2-way Open (2016, Video),
  • 1st in MFS 2-way Open (2015, Video).
  • FAI World Championships / Cups

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way, Eloy, USA (2019)
  • Records

  • State Record Colorado: 8 point (FS 8 way),
  • State Record Colorado: 14 point (FS 6 way).
Niklas Daniel of VFS Team Arizona X-Force

Niklas Daniel
Tail Flyer

  • Member of X-Force since 2015.
  • 12,000+
  • USPA D License; USIS Founding Member;
    Coach; AFF-I; Tandem-I; IAD;
    HAPS Certified;
    IBA Trainer LVL 4, IBA Tunnel Instructor;
    IBA Coach Rating for FS, Static, Dynamic;
    Pro rated for 75 sqft;
    Private Pilot (ASEL);
    USHPA P2 rated;
    Commercial Drone Pilot.
  • USPA S&TA (Mountain Region), USIS Advisory Board Member.
  • USPA National Championships

  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2019),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-Way Open (2018),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2017),
  • 4th in MFS 2-way Open (2017),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2016),
  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2015),
  • 1st in VFS 4-way Open (2014),
  • 1st in VFS 4-way Open (2013),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-way Open Alternate (2012),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-way Open Alternate (2011),
  • 8th in FS 4-way Open (2009, Video),
  • 5th in FS 8-way Open (2009, Video),
  • 2nd in FS 4-way Open (2008, Video),
  • 3rd in FS 8-way Open (2008, Video),
  • 2nd in FS 10-way (2007, Video),
  • 4th in FS 4-way Open (2007, Video),
  • 3rd in FS 16-way (2006, Video),
  • 3rd in Freefly Advanced (2006).
  • USIS National Championships

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way Open (2019).
  • FAI World Championships / Cups

  • 3rd in VFS 4-way, Eloy, USA (2019),
  • 4th in VFS 4-way, Saarlouis, Germany (2017),
  • 2nd in VFS 4-way, Prostějov, Czech Republic (2014),
  • 3rd in FS 4-way (video), Menzelinsk, Russia (2010),
  • 2nd in FS 4-way (video), Maubeuge, France (2008).

Personal Sponsors

Vacant Position at VFS Team Arizona X-Force
Photo by Niklas Daniel.

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