Östling Triumphs at Lysekil Women’s Match:
Lysekil, Sweden (August 13, 2016) – After five years of Danish triumph in Lysekil Women’s Match, local hope Anna Östling finally sailed to a very longed-for success. With the smallest of margins she pushed herself past Stephanie Roble, USA, right before finishing the very last finale match. Five-time title holder Camilla Ulrikkeholm Klinkby, DEN, finished 3rd in Lysekil, to keep her runner-up position in the WIM Series behind the leader, Östling. Full Story.
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We Should All Be So Lucky:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
My Rio experience at the Olympic Games began when my morning commute from the hotel to the sailing venue took to the walking path along Flamengo Beach. I had to see more than the windows of my transport allowed, and there’s no better way than to mix amid the locals. With expansive Guanabara Bay to my right and sloping hills that greet Christ the Redeemer to my left, trust me, I was not suffering.
The path divides the beach from the park, and even at 8:30am, it is a lively time. Along my 25 minute transit, exercise camps are active, even spotting the Danish Sailing Team getting ready for the racing. I see other competitors on a morning r…
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