17 year old David Hein

Lessons From Sochi To Take To Rio 2016

I spent a considerable amount of time in front of my television over the past couple weeks watching the Olympic Athletes competing, winning and losing in Sochi and am taking several important lessons with me as I train for Rio 2016!   Each of the athletes that have been competing in the Sochi Games are…

Jaguar Therapeutics on NACRA 17 Mainsail

Jaguar Therapeutics Signs as New Sponsor

Top sports medicine, training and physical therapy center Jaguar Therapeutics becomes the latest sponsor of our efforts to win Gold in Rio! As athletes engaged in a full-time active campaign to literally become the best in the world, it is vital that we have a clear and easy to follow plan to develop our strength…

Hudson/Hein Sailing World Cup Miami 2014

2014 Sailing World Cup Miami Results

This past week I sailed in the Sailing World Cup Miami regatta. The 2014 Sailing World Cup in Miami was a huge event which occupied much of my mindset and my time over the past several months.  The regatta serves as the qualifier for the 2014 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and the Development team.…

Harken Makes Sailing Fast and Fun

Harken is in the business of making sailors great! I have been sailing competitively since I was 8 years old. When I finally reached the National circuit, one of the most visible companies on the scene was Harken Inc and their amazing staff. They always provided giveaways, made their employees available at the larger events…

NACRA 17 team Hudson/Hein

Constant Learning Cycle in the NACRA 17

Sailing an Olympic Campaign provides many challenges and I have found that there is a constant learning cycle in the NACRA 17! When I first climbed onto a multihull over Thanksgiving weekend when I was 14 years old, I was amazed at the sheer power these boats possessed. The speed, the energy, the excitement and…

New Years Day at the Club

What does every sailor dream about doing the day after a big regatta ends? Getting back on the water to sail again!  Well, that is exactly what I did (again) this year!  Each year Lauderdale Yacht Club hosts a fun day on the water with just a hint of competition thrown in for good measure.…