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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 11

As the 2012 Olympic Games come to a conclusion, the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team is wrapping up in Weymouth and Portland, home to the Olympic sailing venue. After 16 days of competition, the entire team – athletes, coaches, and staff – is finalizing the details involved with closing down the on-site operation. This evening, the team heads to London to spend the evening with their Team USA teammates before celebrating at Sunday’s Closing Ceremony. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 5

Headlining day 7 of the Olympic Sailing Regatta, Star sailors Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih finished the Medal Race in 6th to round out their overall standing to 7th place. Bob Willis and Farrah Hall completed their windsurfing series in 22nd and 20th, respectively. As the series progresses in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team’s standings to date after racing today include: Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan 8th in the Women’s 470; Erik Storck and Trevor Moore in 15th in the 49er. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 4

It was ladies day for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, where strong results were turned in by Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan in the Women’s 470; Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi in Women’s Match Racing; and Paige Railey in Laser Radial. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 1

Day 4 of racing in Weymouth & Portland brought a mix of strong and gusting wind that tested everyone on courses spread from the harbor to the bay. Continue reading

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At the Helm: August 1 Morning Briefing

Today we have nearly a full racing schedule in front of us. The Elliotts will be match racing again, races 5 and 6 in the Lasers, Radials and 49ers are coming up, races 3 and 4 both RSX classes, and the 470men have a practice day. Finns and Stars have the day off and 470women have measurement today and a practice day tomorrow. Continue reading

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In The News: Notable Press Clippings July 26-31

Olympic sailing is finally here! And so is all the excitement that comes with it! Check out these great stories from NBC Nightly News, Naples Daily News, Seventeen, and more!

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – July 31

Another windy and eventful day of sailing for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team yielded strong results. Continue reading

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Flash quotes from Team Media Day, July 26

FLASH QUOTES: Team Press Conference, July 26 at the Olympic Sailing Venue, Weymouth & Portland, U.K. 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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How to Follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team

With the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team’s arrival in London, England earlier this week, preparations for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta are underway in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. in advance of the event, set to take place July 29 – August 11. Continue reading

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