Hannah Stodel Awarded Top Cowes Trophy

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Hannah Stodel has been honored by the Ladies Day Trophy at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes week for her immense role as a leader in sailing. She stands out as a decent sailor into the sport where determination is the key component. She spent the last sixteen years in order to strive for an Olympic medal over three games.

The trophy recognizes the growing importance of women in the field of sailing. About forty percent of competitors in the Cowes Week are women. In 2016, almost 800 helmsmen into the regatta were female. Stodel was born without a lower right arm, but began her career in sailing campaign as a teenager by competing on equal terms.

At present apart from racing in Paralympics’ events she coaches as well, including the Blind Sailing GBR team along with all-women racing team, The Sirens. She acts as a tactician as well as a bowman. After bagging the Ladies Day Trophy, she was amazed. It has served as a confidence booster and has made her Cowes week a grand success.

It is very much inspiring to learn that Stodel along with her team members settle for winning rather than participating – they could easily just go off and do a Croatian Yacht Charter but they want to push their limits. The performance of the team in the final two races of regatta lifted them from seventh to third overall. But they dropped down after a penalty received along with their bonus.

But Stodel comprises holds plans after Rio that may take place in a different area. She informs that she will be concentrating on offshore sailing in a single-handed manner. She has been successful in mentioning about the same, so that readers may easily get a measure regarding what makes her highly remarkable.

Previous year’s winners have learned a lot regarding sailing skills from such highly skilled sailors, a highly inspiring sports item for all.