Tuesday, September 06, 2016
With one day to go to the start of the Paralympics, Hyde Sails are exciting to see SKUD 18 GB Team in action!
The SKUD 18 team consists of Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell and they have been sailing in the class for the last eight and a half years. During that time they have been part of two Paralympics Games for Team GB at Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012, accrued 5 world Titles and a Paralympic Bronze medal.
The team have just finished their European season where they showed their medal winning potential with silverwear at all three events including:
Garda Olympic Week - Gold
Para World Sailing Championship - Silver
SKUD 18 International Championship - Silver
With some of their training taking place right outside our door at Hamble Point Marina, we have been watching how hard they have been working and wish them the best of luck on the water!