Why Optimist Sailing is Where to Start

My love of racing began in an Optimist Sailing on LakeErie   When I was only 8 years old I was allowed to join my older mad much wiser siblings in the learn to sail program at the Cleveland Yachting Club. Our summer “sail camp” was my first big step into becoming my own person…

CYC Sail Camp

It All Started at CYC’s Sail Camp

My competitive sailing career is fast moving, exciting and takes me all around the world at 17 years old…but it all started when I was 8 and had my first introduction to dinghy sailing at the Cleveland Yachting Club’s Sail Camp!   Since my siblings are all 7 and 8 years older than I am,…

On The Sea With Peace And Tranquility

In a confusing and challenging world, being on the sea brings me peace and tranquility no matter what i’m doing. Growing up on the shore of Lake Erie, I have spent a great deal of time on the beach and in the coastal waters. I have found that being on the sea, no matter what…

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┬áceremony┬áparade 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…