In 2014, a story I wrote about failure at the 2004 Olympics won first place in the Boating Adventures category of Boating Writer’s International’s annual writing contest. It’s probably not a coincidence that it was the most agonizing story I’ve ever written. As I say in
How I learned to stop gagging and embrace the gel.
Fueling is one of the most important aspects of competing at the top of our game. Here’s what Kim Couranz and I find works best for us.
High summer is the time to bring those midwinter dreams to life.
A casual regatta can be even more fun than the carefully organized ones.
The memories just won’t fade.
Saying goodbye to an important member of the Olympic sailing family.
Google brings back carrier pigeon service.
Another form of time travel: the New York Times Crossword archives.
This starts out as a rant, but there is a moral… so please bear with me. Last week, I left Providence Sunday afternoon to fly to Seattle. Before I’d even arrived at the airport, I learned that the first flight to Detroit would be delayed