Alexandra Damley-Strnad teamed with skipper Evert McLaughlin to claim the Canadian Snipe berth for TORONTO 2015. They had previously competed together at the Snipe Midwinters in March 2015, finishing fifth overall. Damley-Strnad has competed in ISAF-sanctioned events in the Laser Radial. She is currently the captain of the University of Miami women’s sailing team.
Family: Parents Milan Strnad and Alicia Damley… Getting into the Sport: Started sailing at age 10… Outside Interests: Completed second year of Aerospace Engineering studies at the University of Miami (Florida) College of Engineering… Works as a research assistant in a composite materials engineering lab… Research and development chair of the University of Miami chapter of Icarus Interstellar, a non-profit foundation dedicated to achieving interstellar flight by the year 2100… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Alex… Favourite motto: “And though she be but little, she is fierce”… Had captained her high school varsity lacrosse and swimming teams…