Hein sailing in Miami Olympic Class Regatta

Looking ahead to Rio 2016 Games

Racing in Olympic Class regattas tells you a lot about the health of your training and the direction you are headed. I must evaluate changes as I continue to look towards the Rio 2016 Games!     Over the past several weeks I have been focused on developing my program with a focus on the…

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…

South Beach in a storm

Not Exactly Living the South Beach Lifestyle

When most people think of sailing, they think of the South Beach lifestyle and late nights at the clubs. Clubbing, driving hundred thousand dollar cars, cruising the strip in the Art Deco district and hanging out with Fiona and Michael (you get it if you are a fan of Burn Notice) are all great things to…

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.                                        …

Ready for the Summer Olympics

Staying Focused On The Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics in Rio will be here in only 673 days and we are focused on Gold.   673 days may seem like a really long time but the reality of it is that the time is passing by fast and in no time at all the Summer Olympics will be upon us and…

MACRA 17 Cleveland

Olympic NACRA 17 Training in Cleveland, Ohio

We have wrapped up our Olympic NACRA 17 training at The Cleveland Yachting Club in Rocky River, Ohio.   My beginnings in the sport of sailing were here on Lake Erie. I still remember my first day of Sail Camp at CYC when I was only 8 years old. The excitement was real, the friendships…

Jessica Claflin

Jessica Claflin Joins FollowMeToRio Campaign for GOLD

Jessica Claflin knows where the Gold is in Rio and is determined to bring it home on the NACRA17.   There are a lot of ways to define success in an Olympic Campaign. Some athletes sail a campaign simply to challenge themselves and to see how they compare to the top athletes in the country.…