Paralympic classes complete with addition of four athletes
Portsmouth, R.I. (July 2, 2013) – Four athletes qualified for the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider in the Paralympic SKUD-18 class, based on their results at the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta, June 28-30, in Newport, R.I. Two teams – Ryan Porteous (San Diego, Calif.) and Cindy Walker (Abington, Mass.) and Sarah Everhart Skeels (Tiverton, R.I.) and Gerry Tiernan (Falmouth, Maine) – finished the regatta in first and second place, respectively, to join 34 athletes on the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider.
“These two SKUD-18 teams represent a mix of youth and experience,” said Josh Adams, Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. “Though it’s early in the 2016 Paralympic quadrennium, the SKUD-18 teams at the Clagett came here to race and showed excellent form. We’re pleased to welcome Ryan, Cindy, Sarah, and Gerry to the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider.” Read the rest of this entry →