Tag Archives: Dean Brenner

At the Helm: Games Dry Run

I speak and write all the time about how everything we do in the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Program all leads up to one thing: a great performance at the Games. Continue reading

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At the Helm: The Countdown Continues

It’s another day at the office here in Weymouth and Portland. Yesterday, our master boatwright Donnie worked his magic on a couple of new boats, and sorted out some balance and steering issues. How big were the issues? Continue reading

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At the Helm: Good Morning from Camp Billingham

Hey there… it’s another gorgeous day here in Weymouth, and our team compound (known hereafter as “Camp Billingham”) is buzzing. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Final Preparations in Weymouth

Good morning sports fans, and welcome to sunny and warm (!) Weymouth and Portland, England. It’s a beautiful day, again, here in Dorset County, and the 2012 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams have gathered at the site of the 2012 Games for a training camp and final preparations for the Games later this summer. Continue reading

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Athletes Continue Preparation in Europe

As the days continue to count down until the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes are foregoing the traditional American Memorial Day holiday to mark the start of summer. Continue reading

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At the Helm – April

Our team just finished a great event in Palma de Mallorca, Spain at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta. We have lots of things to be excited about from that event, but one of the stories that might get lost in the lead up to the 2012 Games is the rapid improvement of Laser sailor Charlie Buckingham. Continue reading

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At the Helm – Dean Brenner, July 2011

The story of the day is clearly our Disabled Sailing Team’s performance at the recently completed IFDS World Championship in Weymouth, England. The USA was in the hunt for medals in all three classes, and we took home the silver … Continue reading

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