St Francis Sailing Foundation congratulates grantee Erika Reineke on a podium finish at the recent 50th Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia Iberostar Regatta (Trofeo Sofia) in Mallorca, Spain, taking third in the Laser Radial. Congratulations also to Foundation grantee Paige Railey who also appeared in medal races at the event, finishing 6th in the Laser Radial, and qualifying to compete at the 2019 Olympic Test Event.
For U.S. sailors, the Trofeo Sofia was the second of two selection events for the 2019 Olympic Test Event which will be held at the Olympic venue, The Enoshima Yacht Harbour, August 17-22. Selection is aggregated over results from Trofeo Sofia and the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. – Full story: https://www.ussailing.org/news/palma2019/
Sailing in the Laser Radial, Reineke has been selected to the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Sailing Team Roster. The Pan American Games (Pan Am Games) take place every four years, in the year preceding the Olympic Games. The Pan Am Games is the third-largest multi-sport event in the world behind the Summer and Winter Olympics. The 2019 Pan Am Games will take place in Lima, Peru on July 26-August 11, with the sailing events taking place August 3-10 in Paracas, Peru. – Full story: https://www.ussailing.org/news/2019pagteam/