There are no shortcuts to reaching the Olympic podium, and when Tokyo 2020 was postponed a single year, that was one a lot less 12 months to put together for Paris 2024. That interprets to winter coaching, and Spain’s Canary Islands have turn out to be an intriguing venue.
Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, is residence to 2023 Lanzarote Intercontinental Regatta on February 9-17. For the 3rd consecutive 12 months, the Olympic season gets underway amid its calendar year-round heat weather, beach locations, and volcanic landscape.
Located on the south coastline of Lanzarote, Marina Rubicón will host six of the 10 Paris 2024 Olympic activities: Nacra 17 (mixed double course), 470 (blended double class), 49er (men’s double course), 49er Fx (women’s double class) and iQFOiL (men’s and women’s categories).
And the display has just started, as Marina Rubicón and Lanzarote have been selected in 2024 as the venue for 3 entire world championships and Olympic qualifiers for the 49er, 49er Fx, iQFOiL classes (male and feminine types).
“The Lanzarote Global Regatta served as an Olympic qualifier for Tokyo 2020 and will also be for Paris 2024,” reported Rafael Lasso, CEO of Marina Rubicon and organizer of the function. “In simple fact, 21 medals of the 30 dispersed for sailing at Tokyo were being for teams that coach on the island, so we can be expecting that the medals in Paris will be for sailors who have been solid in our islands.”
The island of Lanzarote has been serving as a venue for athletes from around the earth for almost a ten years, but now it has also established by itself as a instruction foundation for Olympic sailing athletes, specifically right after the initial version of the Lanzarote Global Regatta.
“The teams are generally education from Oct to April on the island, as the intercontinental circuit commences, which is why we have promoted the Lanzarote Sailing Middle teaching foundation with a instruction plan for every single class,” said Lasso.
Thanks to the joint work to have out these occasions and the expenditure in athletics services, pretty much all the Olympic sailing classes are at this time represented, which has turned the island into the pre-Olympic winter season training base for elite sailors from all above the globe.
“The achievements in the group of these environment competitions is due to the collaboration among community administrations, but also with non-public entities, sailing federations, sponsors… to whom we have to thank for all the support,” extra Lasso.
Similarly, the collaborators of the levels of competition benefit “very positively” the large amount of the island’s business enterprise network around the nautical sector given that it has infrastructures and marinas hugely valued by the sailors themselves.
In this perception, the island alone has turn out to be a normal gymnasium for athletes, who apply a multitude of sporting activities and out of doors functions for coaching, which has created Lanzarote the fantastic spot to dwell and put together for the Olympics.