As the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics makes it way to Weymouth, U.K. for the first of two Selection Events that will be used to select the U.S. Olympic Team – Sailing, a small group of athletes are competing at the Delta Lloyd Regatta, in The Netherlands. As the penultimate stop on the ISAF Sailing World Cup, the regatta serves as the last opportunity for competition as well as a chance to earn valuable World Cup points toward the overall standings.
Follow the progress of U.S. athletes as they campaign for the U.S. Olympic Team – Sailing. Currently campaigning in the midst of the European season, athletes in nine of 10 Olympic classes qualify for a berth at two Selection events based on combined results at ISAF World Cup events. http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/Games/Olympics/Track.htm
For more information on 2012 Olympic Selection Procedures: http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/News/2010/Olympic_Selection_Procedures.htm
To read an interview with Dean Brenner that explains the 2012 Olympic Selection Process: http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/News/2010/Selection_Procedures_Interview.htm