Sarah Lihan – 470W

Sarah Lihan

CLASS: Women’s 470
POSITION: Crew
SKIPPERAmanda Clark
US OLYMPIC TEAM: 2012
US SAILING TEAM ALPHAGRAPHICS: 2011
US SAILING DEVELOPMENT TEAM: 2010
US SAILING UNDER 23 TEAM: 2009
HOMETOWN: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MEMBER OF: Lauderdale Yacht Club
HIGH SCHOOL:
COLLEGE: Yale University ’10
BIRTHDATE: August 15, 1988
OCCUPATION: Professional Sailor
WEBSITE: www.lihansailing.com

FUN FACT: Until February 2010, when she teamed up with Amanda Clark, Sarah was a member of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, sailing in the single-handed Laser Radial class.

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SIGNIFICANT SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS:
Women’s 470 representative 2012 Olympic Team
2009 ICSA Women’s National Champion

2009-10 ICSA All-American
Lauderdale Yacht Club 2007 Sailor of the Year
Sailing World Magazine – All Jobson Junior ’06, Honorable Mention ’05
2006 Junior Women’s Laser Radial Champion

SAILING RESUME:
9th, Women’s 470, 2012 Olympic Games
2nd, Women’s 470, 2012 Sail for Gold, Weymouth, UK (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
3rd, Women’s 470, 2011 Sail Melbourne, AUS (ISAF Sailing World Cup)

11th, Women’s 470, 2011 Sail for Gold, Weymouth, UK (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
30/67, 49er, 2011 French Olympic Sailing Week, Hyeres, France (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
19th/49, Women’s 470, 2011 Princess Sofia Trophy, Palma, Spain (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
18th, Laser Radial, US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
16th, Laser Radial, 2009 World Championship
5th, Laser Radial, 2009 Women’s North American Championship
3rd, Laser Radial, 2008 Women’s North American Championship