Sponsored Sailors In Action
This entry was posted on 08/20/2014.
Our sponsored sailing team members have had a busy summer of sailing at events across the country and around the world. We'd like to share a few great photos and updates from the road. We're proud to support them along the way as they work towards their individual sailing goals.
Chris Barnard competed in the first Olympic test event in Rio earlier this month. Major credit to U.S. Sailing media guru Will Ricketson for snapping this awesome shot. You can read the full report from Chris here.
Back on the West Coast, Derick Vranizan sailed in the 2014 U.S. Laser Nationals, hosted by Saint Francis Yacht Club. He placed 3rd in the very competitive Standard Rig fleet, behind Rob Crane and Erik Bowers. Fellow sailing team member Claire Dennis placed 20th in the 50+ strong Radial fleet. Results here.
Both of our Youth Development Team members participated in the 2014 U.S. Sailing Youth Championships in Michigan last week. Max Brill, along with crew Zack Malcolm, placed 3rd in the 29er fleet. Adam DiDomizio, a local Pacifc Northwest sailor, placed 11th in the 18 boat Laser fleet. It is always a pleasure to see local sailors participate in high profile national events, so great job Adam! Full results here.
Video highlights from the week:
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