February 6, 2023

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World Sailing’s CEO confirms continuous commitment to Para Sailing

Planet Sailing’s CEO confirms continuous commitment to Para Sailing

by Environment Sailing 22 Nov 07:22 PST


Planet Sailing’s CEO confirms ongoing dedication to Para Sailing © World Sailing

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Environment Sailing CEO, David Graham, has tackled the world wide sailing local community at the Yacht Racing Discussion board in St Julian’s, Malta, thanking them for their assist of the Federation’s #BacktheBid campaign to see sailing reinstated in the Paralympic Game titles.&#13

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Speaking to over 250 delegates, Graham spoke passionately about Para Sailing athletes and the activities he has visited more than the earlier 18 months considering that saying the reinstatement bid in the summer of 2021.&#13

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“Practically nothing has impressed me this yr like the sight of our sport uniting guiding our attempts to get sailing back into the Paralympics for LA28,” claimed Graham.&#13

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“From every corner of sailing, our local community has been certainly spectacular in incorporating their voices to the refrain of aid for our Back the Bid marketing campaign. It has been a definitely world motion and it has been heard loud and clear by the Worldwide Paralympic Committee.”&#13

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In July 2021, Environment Sailing introduced its programs to see sailing reinstated in the Paralympic Online games, after it was taken off pursuing Rio 2016. After an unsuccessful bid for Paris 2024, the future chance for the activity to get back again in the Online games will be Los Angeles in 2028.&#13

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There are 23 athletics bidding to be involved in the roster for the LA28 Online games, and no activity has at any time properly regained their place in the Paralympics having been taken out. The Worldwide Paralympic Committee is owing to announce its determination in early 2023.&#13

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“Regardless of what the determination we will continue on to guidance Para Sailing because it is an integral aspect of our activity,” Graham extra.&#13

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“We will never define success by our existence in LA alone but by the numbers of disabled folks who have entry to and appreciate our sport, and people figures are headed in the suitable path.&#13

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“I hear from disabled sailors all all around the planet that sailing offers them the likelihood to working experience a flexibility on drinking water which is denied to them on land and we will not loosen up our initiatives until eventually sailing is back again in the Paralympics.”&#13

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If World Sailing’s bid for reinstatement is effective, athletes from more than 46 international locations on six continents will be representing their nations at a person of the world’s greatest sporting situations.&#13

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The Yacht Race Forum is an annual celebration, bringing with each other delegates from across the sector – sailors to sponsors, designers to activities – to hear about latest developments and traits, and have the possibility to community together.&#13
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