Standings Tighten at Extreme Sailing Series Qingdao:
Qingdao, China (May 1, 2016) – Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ is gearing up for a thrilling finale tomorrow with just 12 points separating the top three teams heading into the last day. Arnaud Psarofaghis’ Alinghi put on another display of consistency on Fushan Bay, but Morgan Larson’s Oman Air, winners of the opening Act in Muscat, are breathing down their necks as are rookies Sail Portugal. Full report.
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Dee Smith Earns 2.4mR US Paralympic Team Selection:
(April 30, 2016) – Dee Smith (Annapolis, Md.) has won selection to the Rio 2016 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team based on the results of the US Sailing Paralympic Athlete Selection Series in the 2.4mR one-person keelboat.
Smith (63) is a veteran of the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Maxi competition and many other high-level racing programs over the course of his professional sailing career. Rio 2016 will be the first Paralympic Games appearance for Smith.
While competing with an America’s Cup challenger syndicate in 2007, Smith was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, a …
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