Tonight (Wednesday, August 5) on NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt, USA’s Paris Henken and Helena Scutt (49erFX) are interviewed by NBC National Correspondent Miguel Almaguer in Rio de Janeiro’s harbor, the 2016 Olympic Venue. (Air Time: 6:30PM ET).
Paris Henken and Helena Scutt (49erFX) took NBC National Correspondent Miguel Almaguer for a sail in Rio.
US Sailing Announces Roster for 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event
With exactly one year to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, US Sailing has released the names of fifteen US Sailing Team Sperry Olympic-class sailors who will compete at the Aquece Rio International Regatta (Olympic Test Event) from August 15-22, 2015. The 2015 Test Event is the second and final major pre-Olympic regatta to be held at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, and stands as a significant milestone for sailors hoping to qualify for the Olympics.
"US sailors are looking to demonstrate that they are on track to be ready to compete for the podium in one year’s time." - Charlie McKee