Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Canuck Mike Leigh Ranked #1

Mike Leigh as pictured on his blog.

Up and coming Montreal sailors who have aspirations in either high performance classes or Olympic dinghies do not have to look far for inspiration. Canada has produced a top-notch group of competitors. Look no farther than Mike Leigh who has now reached the #1 international ranking as the best performing Laser sailor. ISAF has just published their new rankings, and Leigh is joined by quite a few Canadians in the top tier. See the CYA post for a list. By the way, two of Montreal's best, Stephane Locas and Oliver Bone are well up there too in 49th position for the international ranking in the 470 class. Bone, sailing with Eric Holden at the recent (ISAF Grade 1) Miami OCR placed 11th