Paige Railey Wins USA Selection for Rio 2016 Games:
Portsmouth, RI (March 4, 2016) – After earning the best combined scores during US Sailing’s two-regatta selection series for the Laser Radial (women’s one-person dinghy), Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) has been named to the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team. Rio 2016 will be the second career Olympic Games appearance for the World Champion, Rolex World Sailor of the Year, and US Sailing Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year.
“Growing up, I never dreamed I’d be a two-time Olympian,” said Railey shortly after returning to shore at the the Laser Radial …
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#RoadtoVendee – Episode 2:
Alex Thomson Racing is producing a twelve part series, #RoadtoVendee, documenting Alex Thomson’s preparations and progress ahead of the 2016 Vendée Globe.
Episode 2 provides an insight into Alex’s life as an IMOCA Ocean Masters skipper. It features a unique insight into Alex’s life on and off the water as he prepares for the start of the Vendée Globe.
Video published on March 4, 2016.
Background: The Vendée Globe is still the only non-stop solo round the world race without assistance. On November 26, 1989, thirteen sailors set off in this first edition, which would last more than th…
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