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TAMPA BAY SAILORS

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BRETT DAVIS

AGE: 29.

HT./WT.: 6-2, 170.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 1997-2003.

COLLEGE: Harvard.

RESIDES: Largo.

OCCUPATION: Stock Analyst.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: 1992 U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Champion; 1995 college All-American; won 1999 Laser Midwinters West, San Francisco.

BRAD FUNK

AGE: 25.

HT./WT: 5-11, 171{.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 2003.

COLLEGE: Old Dominion.

RESIDES: Largo.

OCCUPATION: None. Just graduated from college; campaigning full time for Olympics.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: 1997 U.S. Sailing Youth Singlehanded Champion and Inter-Scholastic Sailing Association national champion; 2002 Old Dominion Athlete of the Year.

MARK MENDELBLATT

AGE: 30.

HT./WT.: 6-2, 180.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 1996, 1998-2000.

COLLEGE: Tufts.

RESIDES: St. Petersburg.

OCCUPATION: Securities broker.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: Second at 2000 Laser Olympic Team Trials; Tufts 1993-94 Athlete of the Year 1992-94 College All American.

ZACH RAILEY

AGE: 19.

HT./WT: 6-4, 180.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 2001-2003; U.S. Youth World Team: 2001.

COLLEGE: Miami.

RESIDES: Clearwater.

OCCUPATION: Student.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: 58th, 2003 Laser World Championships; won 2003 Laser Midwinters West; won 2002 Laser Midwinters East; fourth, 2001 Fall Olympic Classes Regatta; 10th, Miami OlympicClasses Regatta.

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ALLISON JOLLY

AGE: 47.

HT./WT.: 5-5, 132.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 1987, 1988, 1993-1995, 2003.

COLLEGE: Florida State.

RESIDES: St. Petersburg.

OCCUPATION: Computer programmer, mother.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: 1988 women's 470 Olympic Gold Medalist; 1976 International Women's Singlehanded champion; 1985 U.S. Singlehanded National champion; 1979 U.S. National Women's champion.

SUE REISCHMANN

AGE: 46. HT./WT.: 5-5; 150.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 1985.

COLLEGE: St. Petersburg Junior College.

RESIDES: Palmetto.

OCCUPATION: International sales manager in marine industry.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: 1979 U.S. Women's Sailing Champion (Adam's Cup); won 1985 Women's Invitational Keelboat Championships.

MISTRAL

BEN BARGER

AGE: 22.

HT./WT.: 6-0, 160.

U.S. SAILING TEAM: 2001, '03.

COLLEGE: Eckerd.

RESIDES: St. Petersburg.

OCCUPATION: Professional sailor.

SAILING ACHIEVEMENTS: Second, Mistral Nationals three years in a row; second, 2001 American Boat and Yacht Council Olympic Classes Regatta, Long Beach, Calif.

- Compiled by Bruce Lowitt

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