Groundhog Edition of Speed Reading:
February 2nd is Groundhog Day, a tradition celebrated in the United States and Canada. Its origins come from the popular superstition that if, on this day, a groundhog emerges from its burrow and sees a shadow, it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks. No shadow is a sign spring will arrive early. Bill Murray brought notoriety to the day with his 1993 movie Groundhog Day where his character is caught in a time loop, repeating February 2nd again and again.
Day after day, mile after mile, distance racing reminds us of Groundhog Day. And today, we bring you a special edition of Speed Reading with special guest contributor Casey Smith (CS). Casey is a two time …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Groundhog Edition of Speed Reading, Assoc Editor
Honorees Recognized at US Sailing Awards:
St. Pete Beach (February 2, 2018) – The US Sailing Award winners for 2017 were recognized for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and organizations, US Sailing recognized them at the Sailing Leadership Forum in St. Pete Beach, Florida, hosted by the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort.
The following US Sailing Award winners are:
Malin Burnham – Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy
Malin Burnham (San Diego, Calif.) was honored with the prestigious Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy for his extraordinary contributions to the sport of sailing.
At the age of 17, Burnham became the youngest e…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Honorees Recognized at US Sailing Awards, Assoc Editor