Rio 2016 (Sailing): U.S. Para Team Battles At The Top As Regatta Enters Final Stage

Pictured: Rick Doerr, Brad Kendell and Hugh Freund, Sonar Class. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing competition brought a second consecutive day of ideal weather conditions, and Team USA capitalized with a competitive performance in all three classes. With two days of…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Light Winds Challenge Para Fleets

Pictured: Doerr, Kendell and Freund (Sonar) racing on Tuesday. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - All three fleets at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games sailing competition were challenged with a long postponement and tricky weather conditions on Day Two of racing on Guanabara Bay. After being cleared to launch shortly after 2:00PM local…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Team USA Top Six In All Para Classes

Pictured: Dee Smith, 2.4mR class. Photo: Richard Langdon / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Team USA scored solid results on the first day of racing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing competition, with all three American boats in a top-six position in their fleets. The eighty international competitors were…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Opening Paralympic Races Set For Monday

Pictured: Team USA training on Guanabara Bay in Rio on Sunday. Photo: Richard Langdon / World Sailing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Monday will see the opening races of the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing competition, and six American athletes will compete in three classes over the next six days. The U.S. Sailing…Read More

Adams: Reflections on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

WATCH: The Rio Report / N.14 - A Message From The Leaders - US Sailing Team Leader Josh Adams and High Performance Director Charlie McKee give their full Olympic wrap-up after the closing ceremony and conclusion of Olympic competition in Rio de Janeiro. September 7, 2016 Reflections on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team by Josh…Read More

Updated: 2016 Youth Worlds Team Athlete Selection Procedures

Pictured: Maximo Nores (USA) competing in the Boy's Board (RS:X) class at the Youth Worlds. Christophe Launay/World Sailing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2016 Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing's Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has updated the selection procedures for American athletes seeking to compete at the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship, set to be held in Auckland, New…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Lack Of Wind Delays 470 Medal Races Until Thursday

WATCH: The Rio Report / N.11 - The Man Behind Five Medals - With racing cancelled for the day due to light winds we grabbed Team USA sailing coach Luther Carpenter for a quick chat about guiding Caleb Paine to a Bronze medal in Rio and his own Olympic history. Carpenter has now coached American athletes to…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): McNay and Hughes Finish Strong

WATCH: The Rio Report / N.12 - Veterans and Newcomers Reflect - Team USA veterans Stu McNay and Dave Hughes finish strong in Rio with one of the best performances of their career while Olympic newcomers Paris Henken and Helena Scutt review the experience of their first Games. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2016 Rio de…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Bronze for Paine, 470’s Hang Tough, 49erFX Into Medal Race

WATCH: The Rio Report - Podium for Paine: First time Olympian Caleb Paine claims the Bronze medal in the Finn Class for Team USA. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Tuesday was an emotional thrill ride for U.S. Sailing Team athletes, staff and fans alike as the action at the Rio 2016 Olympic…Read More

Rio 2016 (Sailing): Henken and Scutt Stay Consistent, Four Medal Races Set for Tuesday

WATCH: The Rio Report - N.9 - Day 8 day ended with a gale but the 49er and 49erFX classes managed to score three races apiece on the ocean courses outside Guanabara Bay. Hear from 49er crew Joe Morris on how he and skipper Thomas Barrows are sailing so far, and the 49erFX team of Paris…Read More