Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is proud to recognize sailors Mariah Millen and Allie ten Hove as the OHPSI Athletes of the Month. Mariah and Allie finished 18th overall at the 49erFX Worlds, 10th Nation overall, and finished in the Top 10 of five of an 11 race series; setting a new Canadian record for the best 49erFX finish at an international event.
Both Mariah and Allie are OHPSI identified athletes receiving sport science support from Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. One of the primary services they receive from CSIO is strength and conditioning support including programming and monitoring of their yearly training programs. from strength & conditioning coach Greg Lewandowski. This includes providing individual training zones through metabolic testing to monitor their aerobic, anaerobic fitness, and max aerobic speed throughout different phases of training. Mariah and Allie are also monitored for anthropometric measures throughout the season to track changes specific to their strength & conditioning goals. In competition, CSIO staff have worked closely with the athletes on their hydration and recovery plans. The sailors also receive performance medicals and bloodwork, along with physical testing and support focused on high performance.
The apple does not fall far from the tree, with both athletes having sailing in their blood as their fathers were Olympic medalists in Sailing. Millen and ten Hove continue to push their 2019-2020 season with a great finish in the first half of Olympic qualifiers, and consistent training at the National Team Development Centre in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Follow Millen and ten Hove as they compete throughout the season leading up to Tokyo 2020: https://www.sailing.ca/