RISING TIDE, Episode Five: Domestic Value
Published on December 12th, 2014
Before the Olympic Games and the glory come days, months and years of intensive training for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Olympic hopefuls. With a renewed focus on creating quality training in US waters, the team uses the perfect weather of southern California to develop raw speed. Get inside the daily routine of an Olympic sailing campaign in RISING TIDE, Episode Five: Domestic Value. Published on Dec 11, 2014.
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. The title sponsor of the team is Sperry Top-Sider; other sponsors include Harken, Team McLube and Groupe Beneteau. 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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Credits: Video by Amory Ross/US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider