Jul 14th, 2020
On this episode of The Sailing Show, Abby Ehler chats to World Champion Sailor Sally Barkow, who has recently been appointed to US Sailing, as Team Coach and Performance Manager for the Olympic Squad. Sally brings to this role a wealth of sailing experience both on and off the water and covering every facet of the sport, having herself competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in the Yingling keelboat event, leading a team in the M32 World Match Racing Tour and more recently competing in the Volvo Ocean Race with Team SCA and Team Brunel, as well as serving as an active member of the US Sailing Board of Directors. Abby & Sally discuss the role of an Olympic Coach and the challenges & ‘benefits' that the Olympic Squad face with the delay in Olympic competition and the time in lockdown.
Host: Abby Ehler
Guest Co-host: Chris Stafford
Podcast length: 44 mins
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