Tag Archives: London 2012

Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 6 – Final

With the final day of competition at the Paralympic Sailing Regatta cancelled due to lack of wind in Weymouth and Portland, racing results, to date, stood as final. The U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team’s Jen French and JP Creignou collected a silver medal in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat). Final standings for TeamUSA include Mark LeBlanc 6th in the 2.4mR (One Person Keelboat) and Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson 7th in the Sonar (Three Person Keelboat). Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 5

With podium positions riding on the line for the U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team, day 5 of the Paralympic Sailing Regatta was a crucial point in the competition. Adding to the excitement was a change in wind conditions, with 15-20 knots of wind, the most seen during the Games. Jen French and JP Creignou relished the conditions and held tight to their 2nd place overall in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat). For Mark LeBlanc, in the 2.4mR (One Person Keelboat) and Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson, in the Sonar (Three Person Keelboat), the day didn’t bring the advanced standing they had planned for. They are in 6th and 7th overall, respectively. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 4

fter a two-hour wait for wind on Portland Harbour, racing finally got underway on day four of the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta. Jen French and JP Creignou had another impressive day in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat), and moved up to 2nd overall. In the 2.4mR (One Person Keelboat), Mark LeBlanc stormed back with a pair of keeper race finishes to end the day in 6th, while Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson moved into podium position, 3rd, in the Sonar (Three Person Keelboat). Continue reading

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Daily Report: Paralympic Games – Sept. 3

pite a brief wait this morning for suitable wind conditions on Portland Harbour, day three of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta was anything but boring. Race organizers consolidated all three events onto one race course and completed two races for each. Jen French and JP Creignou collected two more solid finishes to maintain their third overall position in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat), while Mark LeBlanc slipped slightly to 7th overall in the 2.4mR (One Person Keelboat). Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson are 4th in the Sonar (Three Person Keelboat). Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 2

Two first-place finishes by Jen French and JP Creignou in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat) highlighted day two of competition at the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta, held in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. They moved into 3rd overall, while Mark LeBlanc ended the day in 4th overall in the 2.4mR (One Person Keelboat) and Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson, in 4th in the Sonar (Three Person Keelboat). Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 1

On the first day of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, U.K., the U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team holds 4th place in all three events: Jen French and JP Creignou 4th in the SKUD-18, Mark LeBlance 4th in the 2.4mR and Paul Callahan, Tom Brown and Bradley Johnson 4th in the Sonar. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 10

In light and shifty wind conditions on Weymouth Bay, Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan finished the Women’s Two Person Dinghy medal race in 10th position, which gave them an overall finish of 9th place in the London 2012 Olympic Games regatta. Continue reading

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At the Helm: I Stand By My Team

Our team wanted to come here and make some history. We just had a different kind of history in mind. We’re going to be asked the same question over and over for the next couple of months: why and how did this happen? Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 8

In a surprise ending to the Women’s Match Racing competition, Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi were eliminated from competition by Finland in the quarter-final round, while in the Women’s 470, Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan advanced to the medal race. Continue reading

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At the Helm: August 8 Morning Briefing

Good morning from Weymouth… cloudy and drizzly here today. I’ve said that a lot these last few weeks, but we’ve also had a fair amount of sunshine, more than any of us expected. But summer here is very different from the summer I’m used to back in Connecticut. Continue reading

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