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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…

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…

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…

2018 Orange Bowl DeBrief

The holidays are for quality time with friends and family, right? Sure, but mostly the holidays are for fighting for parking spots in the Grove, storming the Fresh Market sandwich rack and long, long days on the water. Miami turned out at this year’s…

Orange Bowl 2018

Introduction– OUR PEAK 2018 EVENT IS AHEAD: The Open Orange Bowl Regatta hosted by the Coconut Grove Sailing Club dated December 26-30, 2018. Winter in Miami always offers the best training and racing scenarios, which is sure to push the level. This year’s event will see…

Nov. ODP 2018

ODP DeBrief – November 2018 It’s clear to me that we need higher standards, better methods, and more discipline. Yesterday I sat in a conference room with two Olympic medalists, three US Sailing Team coaches and staff and told them that the youth sailors…

European Report

“Europe is where you go to become a competitor,” something my coach used to say while squinting his eyes and scraping his calloused hands together as if he were picturing a glowing pile of gold. This was not to disparage the level and effort of the…

Teamwork Makes The

I want to talk about teamwork. We all have a good idea of what it is. We’ve seen the Nike ads and felt the goosebumps watching movies. But I witnessed the most clear and brilliant iteration of teamwork this past summer in our sport…

Youth World Champions

WORLD CLASS ATTITUDE “Kaizen” is the Japanese word that represents constant improvement and learning. A singular word that encapsulates a complex series of actions. First you start with humility. To focus on improvement you must admit “I have more to learn.” The second act…