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  1. espnW -- Sailor Erika Reineke plots a grueling course

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  2. Helene de Pourtalès to Claressa Shields

    Lizzie Haldane

    For the first time in history, women -- 22 to be exact -- competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, participating in tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrian and golf. Helene de Pourtales became the first woman to medal at the Olympics when she too...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  3. espnW -- Samantha Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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."

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  4. espnW -- The Vendée Globe gets into blood of skippers

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The emotions were complex on the departure dock at the Vendee Globe. The skippers inspire confidence; their talent and resourcefulness are beyond dispute.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  5. espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  6. 2012 London Olympics -- Friends combine forces in search of saili...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Anna Tunnicliffe, Debbie Capozzi and Molly Vandermoer had an interesting idea: Wouldn't it be amazing to try to win gold at the 2012 Olympics by sailing as a team? The American sailors, friends since college, are one step away.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  7. Sailor Carrie Howe is testing the waters

    Julia Savacool

    For sailor Carrie Howe, stature and sex could be a major roadblock to success on the racing circuit or one more way to push her limits as she follows her dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  8. Farrah Hall tilts her sail for London

    Elaine K. Howley

    Farrah Hall qualified for the 2008 Olympics, but never got the chance to represent the U.S. in Beijing. She's looking for a different ending to that story in '12.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  9. Female athletes working overtime

    Sarah Wassner Flynn

    Most female athletes will never see a six-figure paycheck or sponsorship deal. Instead, they're managing full-time jobs alongside their sports careers.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  10. Smoother waters for Paige Railey

    Elaine K. Howley

    The pressure capsized her in 2008, but with a new attitude, she's sailing toward an Olympic berth.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011