Kudos to Paige Railey, a 2010 USF St. Petersburg graduate with a bachelor's degree in Management, who is competing in her 3rd Olympic games as part of the U.S. national sailing team. She will compete in the Laser Radial, an incredibly demanding endurance sport. The one-person Laser dinghy is a single-handed sailboat created for lighter-weight sailors.
"We have long races over six days, and the whole time that you're sailing, you're trying to look at the tactics of how you're going to position yourself amongst the wind and other people that are sailing,” Railey described. “At moments during the race, you have to put out a lot of power, so it's a physical sport."
To get more insight into Railey's Olympic journey: Sailor and alumna Paige Railey heading to Tokyo Olympics (usf.edu)
SOFWOLF team will blend real-life situations, time with experts, and intensive training into an impactful, unique training experience.
Students had opportunities for hands-on learning to better understand the connection between STEM concepts and racing.
At the 5th annual State of Science and Innovation, five innovators from St. Pete were give only six minutes to share the work they are doing. Kudos to all of them - they did an amazing job!