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15 USA athletes ready to roll in the Netherlands for 2022 Youth Worlds

by US Sailing Team 8 Jul 2022 19:40 PDT 8-15 July 2022
Most of the USA 2022 Youth Worlds Team on bikes in The Netherlands © US Sailing Team

Over 450 of the world's top youth sailors from 69 countries will hit the water July 9-15 for the 2022 Allianz Youth World Sailing Championships, and the USA is proud to put forward 15 athletes for the pinnacle annual youth sailing event.

2022 Youth Worlds Team:

  • Makani Andrews (Kaneohe, Hawaii) - Male Windsurfer (Youth iQFOiL)
  • Danicka Sailer* (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Female Windsurfer (Youth iQFOiL)
  • Peter Barnard (Chicago, IL) - Male One Person Dinghy (ILCA 6)
  • Katharine Doble* (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) - Female One Person Dinghy (ILCA 6)
  • Freddie Parkin (Riverside, CT) / Asher Beck (Cos Cob, CT) - Male/Mixed Two Person Dinghy (i420)
  • Samara Walshe (New York, NY) / Lillie Foster (Darien, CT) - Female Two Person Dinghy (i420)
  • Dorothy Mendelblatt (St. Petersburg, Fla.) / Ian Iles-Lee (Tampa, Fla.) - Mixed Two Person Multihull (Nacra 15)
  • Ryan Satterberg (Santa Barbara, Calif.) - Male Kiteboarding (Formula Kite)
  • Ian Nyenhuis* (San Diego, Calif.) / Noah Nyenhuis* (San Diego, Calif.) - Male Skiff (29er)
  • Sammie Gardner (San Diego, Calif.) / Alice Schmid (San Diego, Calif.) - Female Skiff (29er)
*Returning 2021 Youth Worlds Team member

2022 USA Youth Worlds Coaching Staff:

  • Phil Muller, Team Leader
  • Dane Wilson, Coach
  • Steve Keen, Coach

This year's team is made up of sailors from all corners of the USA, stretching from Hawaii to Connecticut. Led by Team Leader, Phil Muller, the group has prepared domestically for racing starting Sunday off the coast of Scheveningen.

"The Youth World Championships is my favorite event in our sport," said Muller. "It's the most competitive in youth sailing as it draws the top talent from each participating nation. Our team here has been working hard at home over the past several months, and most recently at our national base in Long Beach. We are eager to test our metal in the North Sea."

"Thinking beyond performance," Muller continued, "this event is unique in how well it establishes our athlete's national pride as well as bonds of international camaraderie. These relationships last a lifetime. As a coaching staff, we are thrilled to support our young talent as they put their best effort forth this week."

"We had a great team camp in June with training partners that came out to support the Youth Worlds Team," said Olympic Development Director, Leandro Spina. "It was a fantastic group effort to help the team put their best foot forward in The Hague. While we have 15 athletes competing for the USA, there are so many more back home that had a part in their preparation. It speaks highly of the foundation of youth sailors we're building in the US. We're getting stronger together, and it's this generation of sailors that will become tomorrow's Olympians."

Schedule:

  • Friday, July 8: Registration & Equipment Inspection
  • Saturday, July 9: Competitors Briefing, Practice Race, Opening Ceremony
  • Sunday, July 10 - Thursday, July 14: Races
  • Thursday, July 14: Closing Ceremony

Special thank you to Quantum Racing for supporting the US Sailing Team Olympic Development Program (ODP), and to AmericaOne for believing in the ODP vision from the beginning and pushing the mission forward.

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