SAILING for Gold

Pate, Josh
August 2011
Ability Magazine;Aug/Sep2011, p23
The article features Julia Dorsett and Scott Whitman of Team Winward who aim to win the gold medal in the Olympic and Paralympic class boats of 2012. As part of training, they attended camps in New York, Florida, Alabama, and others. According to them, sailing is a different sport since it has to consider weather, takes a lot of stamina, and it is a demanding sport. Training session for the U.S. team includes rigging the boat, venturing to training areas, and handling drills and maneuvers.


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