Formation of Team HDsailing

          After a long week of the ISAF Worlds in Miami, David Hein and Arielle Darrow officially joined forces and formed the team Team HDsailing. They already are off to a great start with Arielle owning a F18 and David owning a Nacra 17. Therefore they will have 2 different fleets…

David Hein at Churchill Downs

Meet David Hein the Person

David Hein is an 18 year old athlete focused on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. You are on this blog about his Olympic campaign so you know about his sailing, this article is more about who David is as a person, what drives him, what sets him apart from typical teenagers and exactly what…

The Sailor David Hein

Painful Lessons Learned This Summer

If it takes pain to grow…then I have grown a ton this summer as I have had many painful lessons learned this summer! When I decided to sail in the 2013 US Sailing Youth Champs this summer, I knew that it would take a lot of focus, dedication and work to become the youth champion.…

One Long Hot Summer of Learning

This has been one long and hot summer of learning and growth for me! This is the 16th summer of my life and it is proving to be one of many lessons as I take the opportunity to drive my new Chevy Truck and by boats around the country in an adventure that will surely…

David Hein on his Viper F16

2013 Brooke Gonzalez Clinic Wrap Up

Sail Newport proved again to be an awesome host as Max and I offer our 2013 Brooke Gonzalez Clinic Wrap Up from Newport, RI. Driving my brand new 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup (provided by Serpentini Chevrolet) and trailer to Newport by myself was an experience in itself, but Sail Newport made the trip well worth…

10000 more miles in my chevy silverado

10000 More Miles In My Chevy Silverado

Over the next few weeks I will put 10000 more miles in my Chevy Silverado. While that is a lot of driving, at 16 years old I have a newfound love of the road and am more than willing to discover the roads of this country as I drive from one venue to the next…

It’s All About Self Improvement

Everything about sailing is fun. The weather, the water, the people, the boats, the equipment, the competition, the education, the challenge…it is all fun. But I am sailing towards the Olympic Games in Rio because I love that it is all about self improvement. The people I sail against, the people I sail with, the…