Ready to go in Miami!

It’s been a busy couple weeks preparing for the first World Cup regatta of the year here in Miami. After the New Year I spent a week in Philadelphia with my girlfriend and to put a lot of focus on my fitness. I then headed south on January 12th to the warm south Florida. I […]

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December 2014 Update

After a great holiday back home with the family for Thanksgiving, I was back on the road again. I drove my car once again from my home in Newport Beach across the country to Florida where the majority of my training will take place in the coming months. It was a long drive to accomplish […]

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Back in Rio!

After the ISAF Worlds concluded, I took some much needed rest from the grind of the Laser circuit. It was two weeks off from the gym, a month off from Laser sailing, and lots of time with the girlfriend. In the meantime, I competed in the US Team Racing Championship for the Hinman Trophy in […]

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ISAF Worlds 2014

The World Championships concluded on Thursday in Santander, Spain and ended with my career-best finish to date. After sailing a very consistent series in light to medium winds, I climbed the rankings all week. I entered the final race in 8th place in a controlling position to qualify for the Medal Race and reach the […]

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ISAF Worlds Pre-Regatta Report 2014

After a successful drive from Amsterdam to Santander, Spain and a solid week of training, game day has descended upon us. Tomorrow is the first day of racing for the World Championships! I had a great week of sailing in varied sea breezes, consistently building and peaking my knowledge of the venue and my boat […]

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CORK 2014

After a quick break from my stint in Rio, I headed north of the border to Kingston, Canada to race at CORK and their Olympic Classes Regatta, taking place August 16-20. This event is widely known as one of the tougher events in North America, a great chance for some more racing before heading to […]

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Rio Olympic Test Event 2014

It was a tough week of racing in Rio de Janeiro competing in the Olympic Test Event. We raced both inside the bay and outside in the large open swell, sailing in light and variable winds as well as strong winds with 10-foot swell. A very trying week both physically and mentally, but lots of […]

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Long Beach Conclusion –> Rio Training

After a successful week of training in Long Beach after North Americans, the US Sailing Team moved to Santa Barbara for a short week of training as well as competing in the Pacific Coast Championships at the end of June. The training here was beneficial for Santa Barbara brings large, long period swell, which demands […]

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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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