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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 3

A very busy day of racing in Weymouth and Portland for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team brought mixed results. The day saw the debut of Women’s 470 team Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan, who are in 4th overall; the advance to the Star medal race for Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih; and an end of the regatta for Finn sailor Zach Railey. 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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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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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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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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In The News: Notable Press Clippings July 9-15

US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes got lots of coverage this past week, especially from their hometowns and alma maters! Check out stories from Michigan Ave Magazine, Hawaii Athletics, Old Dominion University, and Sailing World

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In The News: Notable Press Clippings July 2-8

 Many US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes were featured in their hometown press outlets this week. Check out stories from Destination Tampa Bay, The Boston Globe, and Darien Times.

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Meet The Team: Zach Railey, Finn

In this edition of the Meet the Team series, we introduce readers to 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist Zach Railey. This Clearwater, Florida native is about to compete in his second Olympic Games in the Finn class. Zach, who is the 2012 Team Captain, explains what it means to compete for Team USA and why the 2012 Games will be a family affair. Continue reading

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