Allison Chenard/US Crusing Staff
For athletes pursuing the Olympics, World Championships are a crucial piece of the journey: it’s the annual alternative to qualify for the US Crusing Staff, an vital check-in with the worldwide fleets on the way in which to Paris 2024, and the time for a contemporary reset of world rankings. 12 US Crusing Staff athletes and 22 different Individuals, hoping to achieve USST standing, will take to the water in St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia August 31 – September 5.
On the water for the US Crusing Staff: 49er Ian Barrows (St. Thomas, USVI) & Hans Henken (Coronado, Calif.); Andrew Mollerus (Larchmont, NY) & Ian MacDiarmid (Delray Seaside, Fla.); Nevin Snow (San Diego, Calif.) & Mac Agnese (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
49er FX Stephanie Roble (East Troy, Wis.) & Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Unwell.) Nacra 17
Riley Gibbs (Lengthy Seaside, Calif.) & Lara Dallman-Weiss (Shoreview, Minn.); Sarah Newberry Moore (Miami, Fla.) & David Liebenberg (Richmond, Calif.) US Crusing Staff Nacra 17 athletes Sarah Newberry Moore and David Liebenberg positioned third on the Nacra 17 North American Championship earlier this month, additionally in St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia.
“The North American Championship was an excellent alternative to race on the identical waters because the World Championship and study the climate patterns,” mentioned Newberry Moore. “It was good to examine in with the opposite boats, get some reps across the course, and construct familiarity with Nova Scotia.”
The USST is utilizing this occasion as a take a look at for future regattas and is bringing a brand new degree of assist by organising a crew home close to the venue the place Staff athletes can come for meals, bodily remedy, climate briefings, and discover leisure and group with their fellow teammates.
“Our athletes and coaches have been coaching in Nova Scotia for 3 weeks. We even have a powerful assist employees on web site,” mentioned Paul Cayard. “It takes an entire Staff, on and off the water, to win on the Olympic degree and US Crusing is taking the chance at these bigger Olympic occasions to construct a assist crew commensurate with our athletic crew.”
Allison Chenard/US Crusing Staff
The Skiff & Nacra World Championships are again in North America for the primary time since 2016 in Clearwater, Florida, and this yr’s occasion is shaping as much as be one for the books with nice alternatives for American followers to maintain up with the livestream in actual time (particulars under) The fleets have traveled to Portugal, Denmark, New Zealand, Australia, and Oman since 2016 and have now landed in Nova Scotia for the 2022 version.
LIVE COVERAGE Schedule & Hyperlinks:
2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, Halifax – Qualifying – Day 3
September 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT
2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, Halifax – Gold Fleets – Day 4
September 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT
2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, Halifax – Gold Fleets – Day 5
September 4, 2022 @ 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT
2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, Halifax – Gold Fleets – Day 6
September 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am ET / 6:00 am PT
2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships, Halifax – Medal Races – Day 6
September 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 am PT