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Why I chose Jacksonville University for my education

David Heads off to Jacksonville University As many of you know, my education has been anything but typical up to this point in my life.  In 7th grade I left school in Rocky River, Ohio to pursue my dream of becoming a champion in the sport of sailing. Leaving behind family and friends to strive…

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…

David Hein Under A Microscope

My Life Under A Microscope

Some People Ask Me Why I Live My Life Under A Microscope I have been asked my some people why I am sailing an Olympic campaign when it means that the life I live is under a microscope and my answer is always the same. I am engaged in this campaign because I am driven 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…

Rio Olympics

The Carnival Cruise Line Superbowl Commercials were impressive

While watching the superbowl commercials for Carnival Cruise Line last night impressed me because of what it said   This advertisement was creative in the use of a speech from JFK that talked about the fact that we are all committed to the sea and how we have the same amount of salt in our veins…

17 year old David Hein

David Hein is featured in FLVS Monthly Newsletter

David Hein is a full time high school student working towards academic excellence while focused on winning olympic Gold.   David lives an active and busy life for a high school senior.  Training for the 2016 Olympics is a full-time commitment and requires constant focus, hard work and often requires difficult decisions about life, schedules,…

Olympic Gold in Sailing

Please Support our efforts to win Olympic Gold

We love what we do and we are focused on winning Olympic Gold in 2016 but we need your help.   Even though we absolutely love what we are doing, I mean who wouldn’t love to be sailing in warm water with sunshine, wind and everything that goes along with that; but we are working…