Year: 2019

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29er Worlds Breakdown

“What’s the qualification system for 29er Worlds”? – None, the 29er Worlds is an open event. You need to be ready. That’s all. Or not. The annual World Championship in the 29er Class is an open event. Anyone can register, if you’re 13 years or older you can go, without adequate preparation and get humbled. […]

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What’s the 29er All About?

What does it take to be a skiff sailor? Accuracy, Precision, Balance, Coordination, Teamwork, Execution…. the list goes on. Competitive skiff sailors are self-motivated, athletic, and smart. High performance sailing is all about the execution of complex tasks and split second decision making.  Future of the Sport? If you love sailing, then you’re in it […]

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2019 ODP DeBrief Keep First Things First

The 2019 ODP Racing Camp debrief for the US, Canadian, & ISV 29er fleet. #29ersailing #sailinggloves #skiff

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2NINER Athlete Signs to Stanford University

We’re proud to announce that Berta Puig has been accepted to Stanford University’s class of 2024. Berta has been a 2NINER athlete since the beginning and her commitment to excellence both on the water and in the classroom has been a steadfast, leading light among our squad.  Stanford coach, Brian Swingly says, “We are so […]

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Growth vs. Fixed Mindset

Learning is hard work. Success is the result of sound execution. Sound execution comes from experience. Experience comes from failure. Failure is the first step in the learning process. Our philosophy of kaizen (constant improvement) helps shift athletes from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. What is a Fixed mindset? Limits the range of […]

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Gear Guide

Preparation is the Key to Success What to Wear?  Skiff sailors need to be agile, explosive, and flexible. Equipment needs to be light weight and offer a balance of cover and maneuverability. Leave your board shorts on the beach, we’re talking about tight pants and shorts, and form fitting tops. Our Favorites Warm Water Venues: […]

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Summer 2019

Ten 29er Events Scheduled for Summer 2019 2NINER will be supporting athletes at all events listed in the document. We have a divide and conquer plan to ensure all our athletes are taken care of this summer with the best coaching at 2NINER standards of operation. We will of course discuss your sailor’s summer in more […]

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Get On the Path

You can get out smarted, but don’t get out hustled. My dad used to tell me that there are three ways you get beat. He said, “you can get out smarted, you can get out spent, or you can get out worked.” Think about it in the context of your sailing. If your competitor out […]

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The Joy of Sailing – with Klaus Lange

We need to keep things fresh, often times familiarity breeds contempt. A few weekends ago, our team was lucky enough to bring on Klaus Lange to work with our athletes. Not only does Klaus sport a Red Bull athlete’s cap to tame his bleached blonde curly hair but he comes from one of sport’s most […]

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