Olympians meet young enthusiasts at HISC

A number of members of the 2012 Olympic sailing team attended an Olympians Dinner at Hayling Island SC Saturday night to clebrate the success of the British competitors at the sailing events of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Earlier the Olympic guests were greeted by of nearly a hundred enthusiastic young HISC members, and after answering questions signed cards and various articles of Olympic memorabilia. Late arrival was RS:X star Nick Dempsey - maybe waiting for the news of the Windsurfer Olympic decision was the cause of the delay?

Dempsey's comment to questions regarding his likely going for the windsurfer spot in Rio in 2016 - "no comment" - but he does need a gold to complete the set . . .

Attending from Team GBR 2012 were: Andrew "Bart" Simpson - Star, Nick Dempsey - RS:X,
Ali Young - Laser Radial, Hannah Mills - 470, Kate McGregor - Ladies Match Racing, Lucy McGregor - Ladies Match Racing, Annie Lush - Ladies Match Racing, Helena Lucas - 2.4mR, Alexandra Rickham - Skud and Niki Birrell - Skud, together with Olympic team manager Stephen "Sparky" Park.

Young members of HISC hanging on words of Team GBR Olympians
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