US SAILING Announces 2007 Team

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Last week, US SAILING announced the members of the 2007 US Sailing Team. The team consists of the top three ranked sailors in each of the 11 classes selected for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. As members of the team, each member benefits from US SAILING's coaching, logistics, and fundraising support. The members of the 2007 US Sailing Team are:49er (Skiff)1. Morgan Larson (Capitola, Calif.)/Pete Spaulding (Santa Cruz, Calif.)2. Tim Wadlow (Beverly, Mass.)/Chris Rast (Wake Forest, N.C.)3. Dalton Bergan (Seattle, Wash.)/Zack Maxam (Coronado, Calif.)470 Men (Men's Two-Person Dinghy)1. Mikee Anderson-Mitterling (Coronado, Calif.)/David Hughes (San Diego, Calif.)2. Stu McNay (Boston, Mass.)/Graham Biehl (San Diego, Calif.)3. Justin Law (Newport Beach, Calif.)/Michael Miller (Charleston, S.C.)470 Women (Women's Two-Person Dinghy)1. Amanda Clark (Shelter Island, N.Y.)/Sarah Mergenthaler (Harvey Cedars, N.J.)2. Erin Maxwell (Stonington, Conn.)/Isabelle Kinsolving (New York, N.Y.)3. Molly Carapiet (Belvedere, Calif.) /Molly O'Bryan (San Diego, Calif.)Finn (Heavyweight Dinghy)1. Zach Railey (Clearwater, Fla.)2. Geoffrey Ewenson (Annapolis, Md.)3. Darrell Peck (Gresham, Ore.)Laser (Men's One Person Dinghy)1. Brad Funk (Clearwater, Fla.)2. Andrew Campbell (San Diego, Calif.)3. Kurt Taulbee (Dunedin, Fla.)Laser Radial (Women's One-Person Dinghy)1. Anna Tunnicliffe (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)2. Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.)3. Sarah Lihan (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Neil Pryde RS:X Men (Men's Windsurfer)1. Ben Barger (St. Petersburg, Fla.)2. Bob Willis (Chicago, Ill.)3. Mark Powell (Coconut Grove, Fla.)Neil Pryde RS:X Women (Women's Windsurfer)1. Nancy Rios (Cocoa, Fla.)2. Karen Marriott (Lakewood, Colo.)3. Farrah Hall (Annapolis, Md.)Star (Men's Keelboat)1. John Dane (Gulfport, Miss.)/ Austin Sperry (Gulfport, Miss.)2. Andy MacDonald (Laguna Beach, Calif.)/Brian Faith (Miami, Fla.)3. John MacCausland (Medford, N.J.)/ Bob Schofield (Annapolis, Md.)Tornado (Multihull)1. John Lovell (New Orleans, La.)/Charlie Ogletree (Kemah, TX)2. Robbie Daniel (Clearwater, Fla.)/Hunter Stunzi (Marblehead, Mass.)3. Don Thinschmidt (Holland, Mich.)/Drew Wierda (Miami, Fla.)Yngling (Women's Keelboat)1. Sally Barkow (Chenequa, Wis.)/Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, N.Y.)/Carrie Howe (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) 2. Carol Cronin (Jamestown, R.I.)/Kim Couranz (Annapolis, Md.)/Margaret Bonds Podlich (Annapolis, Md.)For more information on the 2007 US Sailing Team and ranking system, please visit www.ussailing.org/olympics/usst.htm