Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named iQFoil National Champions

Alex Temko and Fiona Wylde named National Champions in Clearwater, FL. Battling a wide range of conditions, the fleet experienced both the low end [6-7 knots] and high end, [14-15 knots], of the Slalom course. Alex Temko (Palm Harbor, Fla.) takes the win in a tie break over his training partner, Noah Lyons (Clearwater, Fla.).

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Ahead: iQFoil National Championships, 14 US Squad Athletes Competing 

14 US iQFoil athletes are ready to fly in Clearwater, Florida for the 2021 US National and Gulf Coast Championships. 23 competitors from six countries will take the water November 12-14 at Clearwater Community Sailing Center. This venue is no stranger to hosting performance board events, and has welcomed the new foiling Olympic equipment with open arms. 

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US Sailing Announces Selection Procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships

The selection procedures for 2022 Youth Sailing World Championships are officially solidified. US Sailing is excited to announce the criteria and qualification outlines and looks forward to the 2022 selection season.

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International Federation World Sailing Kick-Starts Reinstatement Bid for the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles 2028

World Sailing, the international federation for the sport of sailing recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today officially kick-started their campaign for sailing to be reinstated at the Paralympic Games in Los Angeles (USA) in 2028.

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IQFoil European Championships Wrapped, USA Looking to Future as iQFoil Squad Takes Shape

The iQFoil European Championships concluded on October 28 in Marseille, France, the future sailing venue of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. It was the first international event for three USA iQFoil athletes since the equipment’s official Olympic designation earlier this year and a wonderful opportunity for the group to check in with the broader fleet early in the Paris 2024 campaign quad. 

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Daniela Moroz Claims Fifth Consecutive Formula Kite World Champion Title

After much anticipation during the light wind postponement on shore, Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) took the win in her final race, securing her fifth Women’s Formula Kite World Champion title. Under the new scoring system that will be utilized in the kite’s Paris 2024 debut, Moroz only needed one more race win on the final day of racing to bring home the gold.

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Dave Hughes Elected to Vice Chair of World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission

Men’s 470 Tokyo 2020 Olympian David Hughes (Miami, Fla.) was recently elected to the role of Vice Chair of World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, a term he will serve through 2024. Hughes was one of 19 candidates who ran for positions and is among the five newly appointed members to the total nine-person Commission.

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US Sailing Announces 2021 US Youth Worlds Team to Compete in Al-Mussanah, Oman This December

US Sailing has named the 16 athletes that will be representing the US at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships. The 50th edition of the premier event in international youth sailing will take place December 11-18 in Al-Mussanah, Oman and is open to athletes under age 19.

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Hard Work Paying Off for Kite Squad; Moroz Takes 2021 European Championship

Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Fla.) emerged victorious at the 2021 Formula Kite European Championships that finished Sunday in Montpellier, France. The four-time World Champion sailed a stellar regatta and successfully navigated the new format of Formula Kite championship racing on the same waters where the sport of kiteboarding first originated in the mid-1990s. 

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Sailors Put on a Sunday Show at West Marine US Open Sailing San Francisco

Talented young sailors embraced the San Francisco Bay’s challenging conditions over three days of racing last weekend at West Marine US Open Sailing San Francisco. Sunday’s final showdown on San Francisco Bay featured another incredible display of speed and modern sailing technology with highly skilled and determined athletes representing four classes.

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