Pan American Games Underway in Toronto

Opening Cermonies Pan American Games Tocke and Team USAThe Canadians are putting on a show.  The Pan American Games are underway in Toronto after an amazing Opening Ceremonies. The International Olympic Committee puts on the Games are every four years in the year preceding the Olympics. Tocke and Diaz were a part of Team USA for the 2011 Games, where they earned a silver medal.  This year, their sights are set on gold.

The sailing competition will take place  just off of Toronto Island on Lake Ontario and also on the city front, so that spectators can get a glimpse of this unique Olympic sport.  The Royal Canadian Yacht Club will host all the sailing athletes, coaches, and officials.  Athletes finished up two days of rigorous boat and sail measurement and are now ready to get on the water.  Five days of racing are planned, with two to three races each day.




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