Tag Archives: London 2012

At the Helm: July 31 Morning Briefing

I had begun to forget we were actually in England. All the sun and warm weather had me utterly confused. But, thankfully, a return to normalcy has occurred. This morning the clouds are just about at roof top level, it’s cold, windy and raining. Awesome! 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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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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At the Helm: It’s Just Different

One of the curious aspects of the Olympic Regatta is that you often hear two conflicting insights from people who have been here before. Continue reading

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At the Helm: It's Just Different

One of the curious aspects of the Olympic Regatta is that you often hear two conflicting insights from people who have been here before. Continue reading

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Protected: At the Helm: Sacrifice

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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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Good Luck USA Send-Off Party Presented by Maclaren

In keeping with one of the most treasured moments for any Olympic team, the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team was the guest of honor at “Good Luck USA Send-off presented by Maclaren. Continue reading

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