From Orange Bowl Regatta to NACRA 17 at ISAF World Cup REgattas

It’s Orange Bowl Regatta Time of Year

It’s that time of year where everyone is getting excited about the Orange Bowl Regatta and spending the end of the year in Miami! My first time sailing in Miami was my first OB regatta.  I was only 9 years old and sailing in the green fleet in the Optimist class. Being from Cleveland, Ohio…

Olympic Sailing on NACRA17

Major Exposure for Sponsors of Team FollowMeToRio

People often wonder how much exposure they can get as sponsors of an Olympic sailing campaign The main motivation of anyone who supports an Olympic campaign is to help the athlete focus their time, energy and attention on training to be the best they can be as they work towards becoming and Olympic champion. That…

Focused on Rio 2016

The Idea of My 2015 Summer Club Tour

Summer is here and the time is right… Okay, I may have stolen that line from a song but still it rings true right now for me. This is the last hot season before the USA Olympic sailing trials and the teams in the NACRA 17 are following diverse training programs. Some of the teams…

Bananas in My Sports Nutrition Kitchen Miami

Importance of Being Focused on Sports Nutrition

If you are active at all you need to have a focus on sports nutrition I am not writing this article as an expert, or as a well educated individual on food or nutrition or healthy eating or even what is in food in general. I am a recent highschool graduate who just happens to…

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…

David and Abigail Barnstable Brown Gala

A Unique Approach to Olympic Campaign Fundraising

It is no surprise that sailing an Olympic Campaign is expensive and that it requires the athletes to do a lot of fundraising to compete at this level Some athletes engaged in an Olympic Sailing campaign take the approach that money is money and so they go to the lowest hanging fruit to fund their…

David Hein Formal

Success Comes When You Believe In Yourself

Sometimes people try and stop you when you truly believe in yourself People measure success in a lot of different ways. Some people measure success purely financially, if you make a lot of money or have a lot of “things” they consider you successful. Others try and say that success is based on the number…