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Announcing the 2011 Canadian Sailing Team

by Canadian Yachting Association on 22 Mar 2011
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The Canadian Yachting Association is proud to announce the members of the 2011 Canadian Sailing Team. The team was established based on 2010 performance criteria. CYA also established a new national team structure that better defines a winning culture and more clearly delineates the way support is tailored to our sailors at various levels of development and international performance.

The CST Podium team is established by elite level performance criteria and aligns with the Own the Podium program. The CST Senior Development team is determined by the CYA high performance staff based on ongoing international performances. The CST Development team includes both carded and non-carded athletes and is also determined by ongoing international results. We are pleased to introduce the following members to the team:

Podium Team

Paul Tingley ~ 2.4mR ~ 2008 Beijing Paralympics Gold Medallist, 2004 Athens,
2000 Sydney Bronze medallist
John McRoberts ~ SKUD ~ 2008 Beijing Paralympics Bronze Medallist, 1996 Atlanta Silver Medallist Sonar
Mike Leigh ~ Laser/470M ~ 2008 Beijing Olympics
Nikola Girke ~ RSX: W ~ 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2004 Athens
Lisa Ross ~ Radial ~ 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2004 Athens
Richard Clarke ~ Star ~ 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens
Tyler Bjorn ~ Star
Brenda Hopkin ~ SKUD
Bruce Millar ~ 2.4mR ~ 2004 Athens Olympics
David Wright ~ Laser
Lee Parkhill ~ Laser

Senior Development Team

Luke Ramsay ~ Laser/470M
Chris Dold ~ Laser
David Hayes ~ RSX: M
Zac Plavsic ~ RSX: M ~ 2008 Beijing Olympics
Gordon Cook ~ 49er ~2008 Beijing Olympics
Hunter Lowden ~ 49er
Billy Gooderham ~ 49er
Ian Hogan ~ 49er
Isabella Bertold ~ Radial
Greg Douglas ~ Finn
Stuart Hebb ~ Star
Mike Wolfs ~ Star ~ 2004 Athens Olympics Bronze Medallist

Development Team

Robert Davis ~ Laser
Alexander Heinzemann ~ Laser
Evan Lewis ~ Laser
Claire Merry ~ Radial
Ingrid Merry ~ Radial
Brenda Bowskill ~ Radial
Dominique Vallee ~ RSX: W
Martin Robitaille ~ Finn
Jonathan Ladha ~ 49er
Daniel Inkpen ~ 49er
Matthieu Dubreucq ~ 49er
Trevor Parekh ~ 49er
Oliver Bone ~ 470 M ~ 2008 Beijing Olympics
Andrew McCorquodale ~ 470 M
Dana Archibald ~ 470 W
Karen Dexter ~ 470 W
Ken Kelly ~ Sonar ~ 2008 Beijing Paralympics, 1996 Atlanta Silver Medallist
Don Terlson ~ Sonar ~ 2008 Beijing Paralympics
Sean Dexter ~ Sonar
Erin Rafuse ~ Radial (non-carded)
Danielle Dube ~ Radial (non-carded)

2011 Canadian Sailing Team profile page is located http://www.sailing.ca/teams/members/2011_canadian_sailing_team!here.

The Canadian Sailing Team has many funding partners to acknowledge for their contributions and support in the quest for sailing excellence. Special thanks are extended to our funding partners at Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee , Canadian Sport Centres, and Wind Athletes. Other team supporters include Mercury Marine , GILL, Rolex , and Harken . Much of the success of the team can be attributed to the ongoing support of our funding partners and supporters.
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