Regulations to increase female activity:
No one argues how sailing is too male dominated, and the opportunity exists to increase activity in the sport by recruiting the other half of the population.
But how does it get done? Most things in life begin from the bottom up. Businesses don’t open one day and go public the next. Singers don’t begin their career at Carnegie Hall. Athletes climb an arduous path from Little League to Major League Baseball.
For sailing, that would be building a strong female base at the local level from which excellence can grow. But can this issue be worked from the top down too? Maybe a big carrot is what’s needed.
The International Olympic Committee no longer wants to see the saili…
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Premier snowkite event in Minnesota:
The 2018 Grand Casino Mille Lacs Kite Crossing, the 14th annual, will attract top snowkiting athletes from around the world, to compete in the nation’s most challenging snowkite event on March 2-4 in Garrison, Minnesota. Full report.
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