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Smoother waters for Paige Railey

Paige Railey is sailing toward the Olympics

Originally Published: June 9, 2011
By Elaine K. Howley

"My dad said missing the 2008 Olympics would be either the best thing that ever happened to my sailing or the worst," said Paige Railey, U.S. Sailing AlphaGraphics' brightest hope for an Olympic medal in the women's Laser Radial division. Laser Radial, women's single-handed dinghy sailing, debuted as an Olympic sport in 2008 and is one of 10 sailing classes that will be contested at the 2012 London Games. A solo division, Laser Radial is generally sailed by women because its smaller sail favors ...

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