April 20 - Para-sailors will line up on the French Riviera tomorrow as they get set to compete in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup in Hyères, the 2013-2014 series closer.
London 2012 champion Lucas and 2013 Open World Championship bronze medallist Pascoe share one World Cup series victory apiece in the one-person Paralympic class this season from the Miami and Palma events.
Lucas gained the upper hand at the most recent regatta at the Majorcan venue earlier this month, while Pascoe claimed regatta honours on Biscayne Bay in January to get her season off to winning ways.
As the duo battle for a podium position in the week-long regatta they will also face stiff opposition from local athlete Damien Seguin, while competitors from the Netherlands and Germany will likely provide a thrilling ending to this World Cup Series.
The top six from the Sonar fleet at London 2012 will also take to the start line in Hyères, with eight teams set to line up.
Dutch gold medallists Udo Hessels, Marcel van de Veen and Mischa Rossen, silver medallists Jens Kroker, Siegmund Mainka and Robert Prem of Germany and Norway's Aleksander Wang-Hansen, Marie Solberg and Per Eugen Kristiansen will all be among the fleet.
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