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The Medalist: Issue #5, May 2015  US Olympic and Paralympic Sailing News. Contents: Progress on the Water: Recent Racing Overview 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry Roster Announced Olympic Development Renewed: The New ODP Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Update Next for The Team: Summer Schedule Snapshots from the Campaign Trail Gear Up at the New Team Store Newsletter

  Host Club: Coronado Yacht Club Coaches: Willie McBride, Molly Vandemoer By Richard Feeny, Youth Development Program Manager 12 young women sailed in the Skiff Girls clinic in San Diego May 1-3, 2015. Coronado Yacht Club was the host and was a perfect venue because we had light air in the mornings, building into a

Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women’s 470. Hyères, France – After competing on medal race day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, the US Sailing Team Sperry finished with four boats in the top eight overall. All American athletes sailing on Sunday finished in the top half of their medal race, with the highlight being a

Pictured: Charlie Buckingham, Laser Class. Hyères, France – After four days of challenging racing against the best Olympic-class sailors in the world, the US Sailing Team Sperry will compete in front of a worldwide TV audience in medal races on Sunday, April 26th. American athletes qualified for the final round of racing in the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy (Finn), Women’s

Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women’s 470 class. Hyères, France – With three days of racing complete at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, the talented assembly of international Olympic hopefuls have one day left to compete for spots in Sunday’s medal races. Light air returned to World Cup racecourses on Friday in France, and the US Sailing Team Sperry

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470. Hyères, France – Day Two of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères brought much more breeze and beaming sunshine to the waters surrounding this sailing-infused Mediterranean town. The result was nearly perfect racing conditions for the US Sailing Team Sperry and hundreds of international competitors. Heading into the day in

Pictured: Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.), Women’s 470. Hyéres, France – US Sailing Team Sperry Women’s 470 sailors Annie Haeger (East Troy, Wisc.) and Briana Provancha (San Diego, Calif.) won bronze at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères last year, and began their mission to improve on that result by posting scores of

Pictured: McNay and Hughes, Men’s 470. Photo: Will Ricketson/ US Sailing. Hyéres, France – The US Sailing Team Sperry returns to ISAF Sailing World Cup action on Wednesday in Hyères, France, with nineteen Americans set to take on many of the best sailors in the world. With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games just over fifteen months away, all competitors at this

The following is a statement from US Sailing, the national governing body for sailing, on the recent update from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) regarding the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to not include sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.  “We are highly disappointed to hear that the IPC has confirmed their decision not

Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The US Sailing Team Sperry finished in the top ten in four classes at the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía, an event that attracted over 1,200 olympic-class sailors from 65 countries. The 46-year-old regatta was a notable stop on the team’s European racing circuit, with competitor berths for the 2015 Rio Olympic Test Event

  Palma de Mallorca, Spain – The final races before the medal round concluded on Day Five of the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía, and the US Sailing Team Sperry will be represented in the medal races in the Finn, Laser Radial, and Men’s and Women’s 470 classes. In the men’s heavyweight Finn dinghy, Caleb Paine (San

  Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Whitecaps, short chop, a hazy horizon and a fresh southerly breeze characterized the racecourses off Palma on Day Four of the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía. American athletes are in the top ten in four classes, and each of those four teams improved their overall standing today. The US Sailing Team Sperry’s best

April 1, 2015   Palma de Mallorca, Spain – After three days of racing at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía, where over 1,200 of the world’s best sailors have gathered to compete, the US Sailing Team Sperry is led on the leaderboard by athletes competing in the Laser Radial and Finn classes. In the men’s heavyweight Finn dinghy,

  Palma de Mallorca, Spain – US Sailing Team Sperry athletes responded to welcome sunshine and stable conditions in Palma, and moved upward in the standings on Day Two of racing at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía. American athletes are now in the top ten in five classes. Pictured: Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, Women’s 470. In the

March 30, 2015 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Day 1 of the 2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofía brought a memorable mix of long delays on some courses and survival conditions on others. High winds flowed down onto the bay through the mountains surrounding Palma, and impacted the racing areas in unpredictable ways. Overall, Day One presented continuous challenges

Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Team Sperry and US Sailing Development Team will be present in force at the 46th Trofeo Princesa Sofía (March 28-April 4, 2015), one of the most enduring and prestigious Olympic-class regattas in the world. The event is held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, a venue with a rich sailing

Portsmouth, R.I. – With 500 days remaining until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 42 Olympic and Paralympic class athletes to the 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry. The US national sailing team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors

Come join the US Sailing Team Sperry athletes at the Southern California Fundraiser to support our national Olympic and Paralympic sailors, with all proceeds going to support their efforts at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 Saturday May 16, 2015 Host: California Yacht Club 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey

Helena Scutt, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Will Ricketson/US Sailing Portsmouth, R.I.- Following an unprecedented $5 million donation by the AmericaOne Foundation, US Sailing has begun implementing a new-look Olympic Development Program (ODP), guided by its Project Pipeline strategic initiative. Starting in March 2015, promising American youth sailors will begin to receive world-class coaching support

(2014 US Sailing National Coach of the Year Morgan Reeser coaching US Sailing Team Sperry 470 sailors Stu McNay and David Hughes at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, France.) March 4, 2015Portsmouth, R.I.- US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) today announced Morgan Reeser (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) as the 2014 US Sailing National Coach of the Year, and Todd

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