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…

Focused on Rio 2016

The Idea of My 2015 Summer Club Tour

Summer is here and the time is right… Okay, I may have stolen that line from a song but still it rings true right now for me. This is the last hot season before the USA Olympic sailing trials and the teams in the NACRA 17 are following diverse training programs. Some of the teams…

David Hein, Jr.

Get to know David Hein

David Hein has been managing this Olympic Campaign for three years and we thought it was the right time to give you an update/refresher on who he is.   David Hein is a 17 year old athlete who believes that you get out of life exactly what you put into it.  A senior in high…

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…

The Sailor David Hein

Painful Lessons Learned This Summer

If it takes pain to grow…then I have grown a ton this summer as I have had many painful lessons learned this summer! When I decided to sail in the 2013 US Sailing Youth Champs this summer, I knew that it would take a lot of focus, dedication and work to become the youth champion.…