LASER SAILING – Brisbane, Australia (July 4, 2012) – US Sailing Development Team member Mitchell Kiss (Holland, Mich.) won a bronze medal at the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship held June 29 – July 4, in Brisbane, Australia. Racing was hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron and sailed on Moreton Bay.
Kiss recorded top-10 scores throughout the seven-race series, except for an 11th, which he used as his discard result. He finished with 27 points, only three points behind the first and second place sailors, who tied on points: Hermann Tomasgaard (NOR) and Andrew Mckenzie (NZL), respectively. (Shown in photo: Mckenzie, Tomasgaard, Kiss, photo: Tovi Kiss)
“With the regatta being so tough with light and shifty winds a podium finish feels good,” said Kiss. For more on the story CLICK HERE