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At the Helm: July 30 Morning Briefing

Good morning Team USA fans. Greetings from cool and cloudy Weymouth. We’ll have some rain moving in later today as well, so, basically… welcome to England! English summer weather is back. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – July 29

The 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta began in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. with racing in the Finn and Star classes, plus in Women’s Match Racing. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Game On!

It’s Sunday, July 29, and racing starts for real today at the Olympic Games. We’ll have real racing in Finn, Star and Match Racing today, along with practice racing in the 49er, Laser and Radial. Continue reading

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Daily Report: July 28

Practice racing in three sailing events – Star, Finn and Women’s Match Racing – started off the Olympic Sailing competition in Weymouth & Portland, U.K. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Training Done, Opening Tonight

Here we are, ladies and gentlemen… all that our sailors, and Olympic sailors across the world, have been working towards for years begins tonight. Tonight is the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Games, and we are ready to go. Continue reading

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In The News: Notable Press Clippings July 16-25

With the Games closer than ever, Olympic excitement, and press, is at an all time high. So when the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team was the first team from the USA to arrive in London, they caused quite the stir. Check out clips from The Huffington Post UK, New York Post, USA Today and more. Continue reading

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U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Ready for Competition

On the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games, the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team is poised for the start of racing in the Olympic Sailing Regatta. The 16-strong team due to compete across the 10 Olympic events scheduled for July 29 – August 11. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Media Day

We’re now about 36 hours from the Opening Ceremony, and today is Media Day for Team USA Sailing. We have a press conference for the entire team at 9:00am, followed by some one-on-one interviews. After that, it’s the final day of preparations before the Opening tomorrow. Continue reading

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At the Helm: With Wings on Their Feet

My purpose in this blog is to give you a view of the Olympic Games and our team that you won’t get or can’t get from Facebook, photos, press releases or anywhere else. Follow along every day of the Games. Continue reading

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Meet the Team – Bob Willis

he Meet the Team series introduces sailing fans to Bob Willis (Chicago, Ill.). Willis, 25, began his sailing career at the age of eight, and quickly advanced through Optimists and 420s. Continue reading

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