NEW PAINTBALL TEAM CREATED TO HEAVILY PROMOTESCENARIO PLAY
Recognized scenario team and Mil-Sim team combine to promote the sport ofpaintball and market scenario specific vendors and gear.
On August 4, 2012 members of Team Wülfenkow from Christiansburg, VA andthe members of the 42ndLegion from Roanoke, VA voted unanimously to combine and form the newWülfenkow Legion scenario paintball team. The new team is betterable to promote the sport of paintball by using the combinedresources of the original teams to expose new and experienced playersto equipment and game play they might otherwise ot have been able toaccess.
Members of the 42ndLegion have been recognized as one of the hardest working Mil-Simteams in the Mid-Atlantic region. Formed in 2007 with disciplinedplayers and former military members, they have been deeply rooted andrecognized in the Fulda Gap game. With successive MVT awards andrecognition for team spirit and readiness, they were formidable bothon and off the field.
Team Wülfenkow has been a part of the scenario paintball scene in theMid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Mid-West regions of the United Statessince 2006. Despite many accolades for game play and sportsmanship,the team is most recognized as the first scenario team to utilizepink jerseys on the field. They have also supplied the most winningcommand staff in the history of the Skirmish Big Game series. Withover 40 active members, the team was regularly asked to participateas the third entity at games to add an element not easily written inby a game director.
With the formation of their new team, the co-captains expect to have astronger presence at games in the eastern half of the United Stateswhile continuing to promote paintball through game presence, clinics,and their charitable work with the Susan G. Komen Foundation,American Heart Association, and the Children's Cancer ResearchFund. The Wülfenkow Legion will continue to promote the sponsorsthat each team brought to the merger including Planet Eclipse, FlurryIndustries, Pinokio Hoppers, Valken, Tiberius Arms, SlingPaint.com,Hammerhead Paintball, and the Pizza Inn of Christiansburg, VA inaddition to their field sponsors Wolf's Ridge Paintball, Inc. inRiner, VA and the Swamp Paintball Park in Hayes, VA. They will alsobe looking for opportunities to promote scenario paintball playthrough new relationships with companies and fields looking to expandthis market of the sport.