Working the wind

From left, Richard Walsh, Nikka Stoger, and Alex Cox practice sailing manoeuvres on Lake Superior on Thursday.

A trio of Thunder Bay sailors is getting ready for the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru being held from July 28-Aug. 11.

The crew of Nikka Stoger, Alex Cox and Richard Walsh will represent Canada at the Games in the Lightning class. They spend at least one day a week on Lake Superior practicing as a team in different wind conditions.

Stoger said they expect to get out more often as the Games approach.

A total of 14 crews will don the Maple Leaf in Peru. Other participants hail from Toronto, Montreal, London, Ont., Kingston, Ont., and Delta, B.C.

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