UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: SAILING: Ludlowe's Kopp wraps with sailing career

Thursday, July 12, 2012

SAILING: Ludlowe's Kopp wraps with sailing career

Brendan Kopp’s sailing resume has all the makings of a potential Olympian.
Captain of the varsity sailing team at Harvard, first place at the New England Champions and led his crew to the Nationals where he finished second in A-division and fifth place as a team.
But Kopp is not going to the Olympics this summer. After a part-time campaign for the Olympics in a 470 during his college years, Kopp finished third after the first part of the trials, where only one boat gets to go on.
“I realized to make the Olympics, you have to dedicate and campaign full-time,” Kopp said. “But I learned a ton during that time that helped me.”
The 2008 Fairfield Ludowe graduate was named All-American and academic All Ivy-League last month, as he wrapped up his time at Harvard. READ MORE: http://minutemannewscenter.com/articles/2012/07/12/fairfield/sports/doc4ffec54a06647689294326.txt?viewmode=default

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