Plotting a New Course: Life after the Paralympic Games:
Olympic gold medalist Magnus Liljedahl launched Team Paradise in 2005, a sailing organization in Miami that gives the disabled community an opportunity to learn and excel at sailing. With Paralympic Sailing not included as an event at the Tokyo 2020 Games, Magnus shares his vision of the future…
How about an Olympic Class boat where physically disabled teams could compete against any team, disabled or not? As many of us know, Adaptive Sailing (or Para Sailing) will not be included in the 2020 Paralympic Games and our sport may not return to the Games anytime soon. For so many disabled sailors…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Plotting a New Course: Life after the Paralympic Games, Editor
Para World Sailing Strategic Plan 2017-2020:
The future of Paralympic sailing will be mapped out at the Para World Sailing Forum on Tuesday November 8 in Barcelona, Spain. The forum will be held during World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference on November 5 to 13.
Set to be streamed live on World Sailing’s YouTube Channel, the Forum will see the Para World Sailing Strategic Plan for 2017-2020 formally presented by Para World Sailing Manager, Massimo Dighe, and will be followed shortly after with the release of the plan.
Viewing of the Para World Sailing Forum will be from 14:30-17:30 local time, 12:30-15:30 UTC on Tuesday November 8 on Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Para World Sailing Strategic Plan 2017-2020, Editor