What Sets Olympians Apart:
As an Olympic cycle completes and another begins, nations around the world are reviewing their programs and making adjustments for the next quadrennial. But at the root of it all is the sailors.
While training and natural talent are critical, an attribute common in elite competitors is how their connection to the ocean transcends the sport.
Great sailors tend to be water people. Case in point is two of the Olympic medal winning entrants of the New Zealand Sailing Team, as reported by the NZ Newswire…
Scuttlebutt Sailing News – What Sets Olympians Apart, Editor
Leadership Change at America’s Cup Event Authority:
(August 23, 2016) – Harvey Schiller, a former executive director of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is stepping down as commercial commissioner of the America’s Cup. The role of Commercial Commissioner was new to the America’s Cup, with Schiller to be responsible for supervising, managing and protecting the commercial interests of the America’s Cup. He was to work closely with all of the competitors, the Regatta Director, and the America’s Cup Event Authority. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Leadership Change at America’s Cup Event Authority, Editor