The best young sailors in America are dedicating themselves to the Olympic Path. With a new generation of athletes pushing established veterans to higher levels of performance, the team is coalescing around a single purpose: Getting the United States on the podium
The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class are selected annually to be members of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. US Sailing helps these elite athletes with with financial, logistical, coaching, technical, fitness, marketing and communications support. And if you missed Part 1, published in late February:
The title sponsor of the team is Sperry Top-Sider; other sponsors include Harken and Team McLube. Yale Cordage is a team supplier. The US Sailing Center Miami is an Olympic training site. Oakcliff Sailing and Clearwater Community Sailing Center are US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider training centers. Chubb Personal Insurance and the Gowrie Group sponsor US Sailing's National Team Tour, a nationwide presentation program for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes.
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