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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…

David and Buff at CU Boulder

Can CU Boulder be my next step

First impressions from my trip out to CU Boulder are positive.   Anyone who follows and supports my campaign knows that I do not fit the typical profile of someone competing for the Olympic Sailing Team. While my competition, teammates and friends are all in their 30’s, I am a high school senior focused on…

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…

David and Jimmy Spithill

LYC Youth Sailing Foundation Dinner with Jimmy Spithill

This week I attended the LYC Youth Sailing Foundation dinner with Jimmy Spithill. When people who are into sailing hear the name Jimmy Spithill today they immediately think of the greatest comeback in all of sports history when he won the 34th America’s Cup regatta after coming from behind 8 races to 1 in a…

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…

Message In A Bottle From Two Serious Athletes

We are not stuck on an Island but here is our message in a bottle!   You may be the one person who can help. Please support the efforts of David and Jessica as they work every day to break the mould and work to become the worlds next Olympic Champions and bring sailing Gold…

Olympic Sailing in Miami

Back in Miami for Olympic Sailing

Training for the Olympics is a full time commitment which means we have to sail all winter to achieve our goals. Miami is the best location for winter training when it comes to Olympic Sailing.                                        …