Roble and Storrs lead US Match Racing:
(August 2, 2016) – The ranking of U.S. match racers based on the World Sailing ranking system has Stephanie Roble (East Troy, WI) and her Epic Racing team continuing as the number one U.S. women match racers, and are number six in the world, with Nicole Breault (San Francisco, CA) and Maggie Shea (Chicago, IL) holding onto the next two spots. David Storrs (Southport, CT) regains his number one spot in the Open rankings, and moves up to number 13 in the world. Nevin Snow (San Diego, CA) and Don Wilson (Chicago, IL) are second and third. Full list.
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Tragedy To Triumph For US Paralympic Athletes:
by Amy Chudy, HooplaHa
These three men thought they lost it all! Tragic life events and devastating disabilities like theirs would have ended most people’s hopes and dreams. But Rick Doerr, Brad Kendell and Hugh Freund have taken their lives back and are sailing for their country in Rio on the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team!
The trio has earned a place on the Rio 2016 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Paralympic Athlete Selection Series in the Sonar three-person keelboat. They have been the top-performing American Sonar team since London 2012, and have earned medals at sev…
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