Monthly Archives: December 2010

USSTAG Members Named US SAILING's 2010 SportsMan, SportsWoman and Team of the Year in Olympic and Paralympic Classes

US SAILING has chosen nine US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) members as the sport’s 2010 SportsWoman, SportsMan and Team of the Year, in both Olympic and Paralympic classes, for outstanding on-the-water performance, achievement and sportsmanship. US SAILING’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has named Laser Radial sailor Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Finn sailor Zach Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) SportsWoman and SportsMan of the Year, respectively, and Elliott 6m/Women’s Match Racing team of Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.), Molly Vandemoer (Redwood City, Calif.) and Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, N.Y.) as the Team of the Year. In the Paralympic classes, the OSC has selected 2.4 mR sailor John Ruf (Pewaukee, Wis.) the SportsMan of the Year and the Sonar team of Rick Doer (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Me.) as the Team of the Year. Continue reading

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USSTAG Members Named US SAILING’s 2010 SportsMan, SportsWoman and Team of the Year in Olympic and Paralympic Classes

US SAILING has chosen nine US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) members as the sport’s 2010 SportsWoman, SportsMan and Team of the Year, in both Olympic and Paralympic classes, for outstanding on-the-water performance, achievement and sportsmanship. US SAILING’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has named Laser Radial sailor Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Finn sailor Zach Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) SportsWoman and SportsMan of the Year, respectively, and Elliott 6m/Women’s Match Racing team of Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.), Molly Vandemoer (Redwood City, Calif.) and Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, N.Y.) as the Team of the Year. In the Paralympic classes, the OSC has selected 2.4 mR sailor John Ruf (Pewaukee, Wis.) the SportsMan of the Year and the Sonar team of Rick Doer (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Me.) as the Team of the Year. Continue reading

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US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Members Win Two Medals at Sail Melbourne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dana Paxton, US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics, +1 401-683-0800, x615, mobile: +1 401-369-0490, danapaxton@ussailing.org Portsmouth, R.I. (December 18, 2010) – The first stop on the International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) 2010-2011 Sailing World Cup series concluded today in Melbourne, … Continue reading

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On the Paralympic Campaign Trail with Mark LeBlanc

Portsmouth, R.I. (December 15, 2010) – As the top American finisher in the 2.4mR class at last week’s U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship, in St. Petersburg, Fla., Mark LeBlanc earned the title of National Champion. He talked to US SAILING about what he … Continue reading

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