If top young sailor Erika Reineke makes a run at the Rio Olympics, she'll do it while also remaining a full-time student at Boston College.
Samantha Davies' dream of winning the solo around-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race came to a sudden end Thursday, but her family knows the skipper will "bounce back quickly."
The emotions were complex on the departure dock at the Vendee Globe. The skippers inspire confidence; their talent and resourcefulness are beyond dispute.
New mom Samantha Davies faces three months of solitude and danger as the lone woman in the Vendee Globe, the only solo, nonstop, around-the-world sailing race.