Rio 2016

Life Inside My Head – Journey Towards Rio 2016

An introspective look inside the head of a 16 year old athlete working towards Rio 2016.   If you read much of my blog, you know that I continually strive to be positive and clear in my posts and in all honesty I try and do that in my life as well. I know that…

Rio 2016

New Year With A Renewed Focus and Motivation to Win

As we look towards the new year, I am heading into 2014 with a renewed focus and a stronger motivation to win! 2013 has proven to be a huge year of learning for me. Lessons about knowing your sailing partner, about focus and dedication and about sticking to a plan for success no matter what…

Hard Work, Focus and Determination Make an Elite Athlete

Becoming an elite athlete in any sport is not as simple as making a decision to do so, it requires intense effort, clarity in focus and determination beyond the average athlete in your sport! When I first decided that I wanted to become an elite athlete in the sport of sailing, I was young and…