Monthly Archive: June 2014

Laser North Americans Final Report

Sunday was the final day of racing for the Laser North American Championship and I was sitting in 5th place heading into the final races, 5 points out of a podium position. With sailors in front of me that had sailed very consistently all week, I knew I needed a top performance to move myself […]

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Laser North Americans Day 3

Up and down day today, both in wind strength and in score line. Breeze started out at a light 5 knots from the southwest and quickly built up to 15 knots by the end of the day. The first race I had a great start at the pin end of the line, anticipating the left […]

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Laser North Americans Day 2

Tougher day on the water today scoring an 8-4-10. Conditions ranged from 8-13 knots of breeze. I had great speed all around the course, particularly downwind, but put myself back in the fleet with poor starts and first beat management. I had to play “comeback kid” all day today, but did a pretty good job […]

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Laser North Americans Day 1

Another classic day in Long Beach with a sea breeze of 15-18 knots. We had three long races, making it a grueling day on the water, both physically and mentally. Today I scored a 5, 7, 6, a relatively solid score line. I made some errors in each race that cost me precious points, but […]

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Long Beach Training Update

It’s been a great month back at home training hard both on the water and in the gym. A typical day would include gym in the morning, a large breakfast and lunch, heading out on the water in Long Beach at 3 pm as the sea breeze builds to full strength of 15 knots, and […]

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