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…

The Joys and Headaches of Double-handed Sailing

Sailing a double handed boat is an absolute thrill. But it has its drawbacks as well. Read on as I discuss the joys and headaches of double-handed sailing.   I love sailing. It is my entire life and is the motivation for pretty much everything I do. From the first time I climbed into my…

1400 Days to Get to RIO!

In exactly 1,400 days the Olympic Games will open in Rio De Janerio, Brazil and I will be marching through the opening ceremony parade of athletes as the world celebrates athletic achievement! I will be representing the United States as an elite athlete in my sport and will be surrounded with the top athletes from the USA…

A new Sponsorship Opportunity

In my quest for the Team USA slot for the 2016 Games in Rio, I am sailing a lot!  Over the next four years I am pretty much sailing full time, training in Florida, Texas, California, Ohio and spending 2-3 weeks before each event practicing in locations like Spain, France, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Canada and…