ASU Sailing in the News

People are talking about the ASU Sailing Club in the community. Here’s what they have to say:

The State Press
Dec. 5, 2011

Sailing in the Desert from The State Press on Vimeo.

Arizona Boating & Watersports
ASU Sailing Takes Fourth In San Diego Regatta
October 2011
The Arizona State University Sailing Club varsity boat placed fourth in the Frosh/Soph Regatta. The regatta was hosted by the University of California, San Diego and the Mission Bay Yacht Club on October 7 and 8.
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The State Press
Turf Talk: Sailing Smoothly
Oct. 14, 2011
The cliché that math and science go hand in hand could never be more right. For junior Gerald Byrnes, he could not thank Sir Isaac Newton enough.
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The State Press
Year later: Tempe Town Lake still being restored
Aug. 30, 2011
More than a year after the Tempe Town Lake dam’s rubber bladders burst, the city of Tempe is still working to restore the lake to its full use.
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The State Press
Rowing, sailing clubs welcome lake reopening
Oct. 27, 2010
The first watercrafts to sail Tempe Town Lake in months set off Tuesday morning as the newly filled lake reopened after a broken dam was repaired.
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Cronkite News
Tempe Town Lake reopens after three-month dry spell
Oct. 26, 2010
Tempe Town Lake is finally open after a three-month dry spell. Cronkite News reporter Tia Castaneda was at the lake early this morning to catch all the excitement.
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CBS 5 (KPHO-TV)
ASU Sailors Get 3 1st-Place Wins
Oct. 26, 2010
Even without Tempe Town Lake to practice in, the Arizona State University sailing team placed first in three races in a San Diego competition.
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ABC15 (KNXV-TV)
Oct. 26, 2010 on ABC15 News at 5 p.m.

The Arizona Republic
Tempe Town Lake officially reopens
Oct. 26, 2010
ASU sailing club coach Phillip Freedman watched as his team members set out this morning on Tempe Town Lake, the team’s practice facility, for the first time this year.
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3TV (KTVK-TV)
Oct. 26, 2010 on Good Evening Arizona at 4:30 p.m.
NOTE: Tempe Town Lake story starts at 4:50

State Press Magazine
Don’t I know you?: Brian Page
April 9, 2008
Biology senior Brian Page may not sweat it out on the field or the court, but he does spend plenty of time on the water as a Sun Devil.
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Arizona Boating & Watersports News Magazine
ASU Sailing Club Starts Season
March 2008
The Arizona State University Sailing Club has competed in its first intercollegiate regatta of the season, hosted by UCLA and sailed in Marina del Rey.
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Quest
Taking to the wind in the Arizona desert
September – October 2007
It’s mid-February. The temperature is 70 degrees, and about 20 sailboats are jockeying for position on Tempe Town Lake, just outside Phoenix, Ariz. In two minutes the race will begin.
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Arizona Boating & Watersports News Magazine
ASU Has Sailing for All
July 2007
The club recently joined the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference as an associate member, and, according to President Jake Geller, plan on competing with other colleges in California. Sailing begins again at the end of August when the fall semester starts.
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The State Press
In sailing, he finds a new perspective
April 5, 2007
ASU’s award-winning and nationally recognized sailing club isn’t a popular organization among students on campus. In fact, it has just nine members. Jake Geller, the club’s president, is doing his best to change all that – from the seat of his wheel chair.
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3TV (KTVK-TV)
Nov. 19, 2006 on The Sports Show at 5:30 p.m.

Arizona Boating & Watersports News Magazine
Sailing Is A Sport For Everyone
June 2006
Everyone should have an opportunity to go sailing, including sailors with disabilities. With specialized equipment for sailors with disabilities, sailing can be a truly competitive sport for all.
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12 News (KPNX-TV)
May 12, 2006 on 12 News Upfront at 4:30 p.m.

ASU Insight
ASU Sailing Club earns community award
May 5, 2006
The ASU Sailing Club has been selected to receive an award for valued community service by the Tempe Commission on Disability Concerns for an outstanding program for disabled sailors.
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Arizona Boating & Watersports News Magazine
ASU Sailing Club Honored For Disabled Sailing Program
March 2006
The Arizona State University Sailing Club is recognized nationally for its unique sailing program. The Community Sailing Council of US SAILING recently honored the ASU Sailing Club for having an outstanding program for disabled sailors in 2005.
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The Arizona Republic
Changes are in the wind: ASU Sailing Club honored for welcoming disabled
Feb. 11, 2006
Sports that are accessible to people with disabilities continue to grow, but activities that unite able-bodied persons with people with disabilities are relatively scarce. The U.S. Sailing Association, the national governing body for sailing and sailboat racing, honored the Arizona State University Sailing Club for its work to change that.
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ASU Insight
Sailing club kudos
Feb. 10, 2006
The Community Sailing Council of the United States Sailing Association has honored the ASU Sailing Club for having an outstanding program for disabled sailors in 2005.
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The State Press
Sailing Club receives award for disabled sailing program
Jan. 31, 2006
The ASU Sailing Club has been promoting sailing education to people of all abilities within the community for the last year, and now it is getting acknowledged for its work by the national governing body of sailing.
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