VIDEO: Almost like playing Xbox:
Brandon Scheid reports:
What makes a good downwinder? Flat water? Features? Beautiful views? This short downwind run in Squamish has all that and more. Probably my favorite downwinder I’ve ever done! It sure is amazing the places kiteboarding can take you.
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Turning the Tide Takes Time:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
After the US Sailing Team got shut out of the Olympic medal count in 2012, and gained just one medal at the 2016 Games, questions continue about why the once mighty sailing nation still does not dominate. If you missed my Sailing World column on the subject, let me offer how turning a tide that began several decades ago takes time.
The heyday of the US Olympic sailing occurred before youth sailing got structured with club-type boats and age-based sailing. Previously, young people tended to sail whatever they could get their hands on, but the sh…
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