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Hot off the heels of Palma, US Sailing Team ready for action in Hyères, France

by US Sailing Team 24 Apr 17:33 PDT 25-30 April 2022
US Sailing Team ready for action in Hyères, France © US Sailing Team

For the first time, all 2024 Olympic classes have gathered in the host country of the Paris Olympics, competing just down the coast from the official sailing venue of Marseille. It's the second time that all classes will gather in 2022 before mostly splitting off into single class events, World Championships, and test regattas in The Hague, The Netherlands in preparation for the combined 2023 World Championships.

Over 1,000 competitors representing 50+ nations will take to the water for the French Olympic Week in Hyères's notoriously challenging conditions.

Representing the USA:

US Sailing Team

  • Ian Barrows / Hans Henken, 49er
  • Markus Edegran, Formula Kite
  • Andrew Mollerus, Ian MacDiarmid, 49er
  • Daniela Moroz, Formula Kite
  • Sarah Newberry / David Liebenberg, Nacra 17
  • Louisa Nordstrom / Trevor Bornarth, 470
  • Steph Roble / Maggie Shea, 49erFX
  • Nevin Snow / Mac Agnese (ODP), 49er
Olympic Development Program (ODP)
  • Noah Runciman, Formula Kite
  • Christina Sakellaris, ILCA 6
Other US Athletes Competing
  • Carson Crain / Caroline Atwood, Nacra 17
  • Farrah Hall, iQFOiL
  • Lucy Wilmot / Erika Reineke, 49erFX
From the US Sailing Team:

On top of the attractive exposure to international competition in epic conditions, the 2022 French Olympic Week provides another valuable opportunity for athletes who sailed the Trofeo Princesa Sofía in neighboring Spain earlier this month.

"We're grateful to have another event so soon after Palma," said USST 470 athlete Louisa Nordstrom. "We left the Princess Sofia Regatta with many good takeaways. Hyeres is a great opportunity to apply lessons learned and have another go with the international fleet."

"This regatta represents another stepping stone as we work toward our larger goals for the squad," said USST 49er coach, Mark Asquith. "The lads are feeling refreshed after some time off to reflect on the Princess Sofia and are looking forward to continuing on with our progress. We also have Nevin Snow and Mac Agnese joining the US squad for this regatta and the whole team has synced on insights from Palma and calibrated our approach to Hyères."

Keep up with the regatta:

Monday, April 25 - Opening Ceremony & first race day of Qualifying Series
Saturday, April 30 - Medal Race
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