Olympic NACRA 17 sailing

Amazing Athletes At the Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are here! For four years elite level athletes pour 100% of their life into one single goal, to represent their country at the Games and win Gold while competing.  In the sport of sailing in the USA nearly a dozen teams in each fleet commit their time, their effort, their money and…

Olympic Sailing on NACRA17

Learning About More Than Just Olympic Sailing

Being involved in a full time campaign involves a lot more than simply Olympic Sailing and training in venues around the globe, it touches every part of your life.     When I started sailing at the age of 8 I pictured myself on the starting line of an Olympic regatta…and on the podium with…

Lessons Learned from the Cleveland Browns

Sailing is a lot like football and I have learned lessons from the Cleveland Browns! In sailing, we don’t throw balls across the field. We don’t have time-outs. We don’t have special teams to come in and give us and extra boost. Heck, we don’t even have our own mascots! But there are a lot…

David Hein laying on Viper F16

Video Update # 2 From FollowMeToRIO

Well it has been a busy couple of weeks and editing has taken longer than expected to get this video live for everyone to see but my update on the past couple of weeks of training, including the US Sailing Team practice that took place here in Miami. Before you watch the video, many of…

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A Huge Thank You

Sailing a campaign for the Olympics is the culmination of a lifetime of sailing.  In a sport that is not inexpensive (to say the least), spending more than half of my live sailing competitively has been an awesome experience and has taught me still unknown number of life lessons. I have competed in many countries around the…