Hamilton, Bermuda (November 10, 2015) – Twenty-two Japanese athletes will tryout to join SoftBank Team Japan during the team’s crew trials to be held November 27-29 at Riviera Zushi Marina outside Tokyo, Japan.
The three-day selection process will incorporate intense fitness testing and sailing exercises along with personal interviews to narrow down the competitive field with the goal of inviting two athletes to join the sailing team.
“We want the best athletes Japan has to offer,” said skipper Dean Barker. “I think that narrowing it down to only few candidates at the end of the trials will be an extremely difficult task. We are looking forward to meeting and buildi…
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