Follow along on our campaign to represent Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics!

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The Miami World Cup has come to a close and sadly so has our campaign to represent Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics. This regatta was the North American continental qualifier and was our final chance to qualify Canada for one of only 20 country berths. After a good qualifying series at the beginning of the regatta, we were able to qualify for Gold Fleet. We pushed hard all week but were unable to finish ahead of the top American teams who all sailed extremely well. While not qualifying for the 2016 Olympics is a hard reality to face, we have had an incredible journey along the way. The places we've been, the people we've met, and the hard work we've put into our campaign over the last two and a half years has been an experience of a lifetime. Even though we have some big decisions to make about our futures, sailing is our passion and our journey does not end here. We will be representing Canada in the 2016 World Championships next week in Clearwater, Florida where we hope to build off of our gold fleet performance this past week.

The amount of support we've received from all of our supporters and sponsors has been incredible. Thank you to KUBRA, Air Canada, CIBC, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Medcan, UCC Industries, The Royal Canadian Yacht Club, the Canadian Sailing Team/équipe canadienne de voile, and all of our supporters for making this campaign possible. We would also like to personally thank Paul Currie, Alan May, Paul Sustronk, and our families for the support and mentorship you've shown us since we started this journey.

Congratulations to our American competitors and friends on qualifying for the Olympics. We'll see you all in Clearwater next week!
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1 week ago

Alanna Hedden, Sam Bonin and 23 others like this

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Paul CurrieTwo very classy Guys !1 week ago

Seamus RyderYou guys are champions in my books! Congrats on your solid Gold Fleet performance.1 week ago

Stuart ZaltzYou've made us all very proud! Congratulations on an amazing journey.1 week ago

Jennifer DeakinYour journeys not ended just taken a diversion, we are all proud of you and look forward to the next stage. Hugs to you boh1 week ago

Anne DavidsonI am still very, very proud of the 2 of you! Real champs!!1 week ago

Connie DicksonThanks for letting us share in your experiences guys and good luck in Clearwater. ⛵️🇨🇦1 week ago

Jessica MoriSo proud of you guys!1   ·  1 week ago

Alex David MatthewsYou guys have done some awesome work! Huge congrats on making it this far! You guys are gonna crush Clearwater!1 week ago

Kristi M. FeinzigAgree. It has been great to follow. Congrats on how far you did go!1 week ago

Brian MoriWe are all very proud of you two!1 week ago

Jenny WoodGreat journey!!!1 week ago

Mary Helen BarnesVery proud of all of your hard work, perseverance and dedication.3   ·  1 week ago

Jeff HorlorBeauties. Keep at it boys! Love for the sport comes before all.1 week ago

Greta CusworthYou accomplished so much and have so much to be proud of! And you gave us armchair sailors lots of excitement to follow. Have fun and best of luck in Clearwater!1 week ago

Byron WoodMaybe next time. How about Singing Rod Stewart's "Sailing" at choir choir choir to celebrate the achievements anyway1 week ago

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We're happy to say that we qualified for Gold Fleet. It wasn't our best sailing today, but we're still in the battle. We have a steep hill to climb - time to step up the aggression!

Thanks for all the support so far,
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Brian MoriAtta'boy! Now floor it! Nothing like sailing for gold.2   ·  2 weeks ago

Ingrid MerryGo for it!!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Paul CurrieAt least u have a hill 2 climb! No worries, u know what u have to do !2 weeks ago

Sandie MacdonaldGood luck guys - wish you the best ⛵️⛵️🍁2 weeks ago

Connie Dickson2 weeks ago

Ellen Scottexcellent work! keep it up!2 weeks ago

Greta CusworthCongrats on the gold fleet!! Keep that upward momentum going all the way!2 weeks ago

Chris PurvesGo get it!!2 weeks ago

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We're pretty happy with how today went, although a few small changes and we would have been really happy with it. We're still in the hunt and on the cusp of Gold Fleet.

One more day of qualification, points are tight!

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2 weeks ago

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Jamie DaltonLegggooo!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Colleen CoderreLets go boys!2 weeks ago

Perry WoodmanYou guys can do it.2 weeks ago

Sandie MacdonaldYou can do it !!2 weeks ago

Sam BoninGold for Mori Barnes2 weeks ago

Emma BeeSending extra luck!! Go guys!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Dan GandyDoing my wind dance boys!2 weeks ago

Christian Bonin"Dog on a bone" boys2 weeks ago

Jennifer Deakinmy cheeks are hurting with all this puffing but I'm not giving up on you. Good luck1   ·  2 weeks ago

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