Laser Radials right after the start on Lake Dillon, Dillon, Colorado

 

 

 

Rudy Burke, Bronze, Caleb Gilliam, Silver, and Cameron Holland gold medal in the Rocky Mountain Junior Olympics

 

Caleb Gilliam Sailing a Laser

 

Lake Dillon has been called the "black diamond of sailing" One thing is for certain, that it has unpredictable wind shifts and ice cold water. Hypothermia can set in with less than ten minutes of exposure in the water. The elevation of Lake Dillon is over 9,000 feet making it the highest elevation lake to host regattas. 

 

 

Read more about the 2016 Rocky Mountain Junior Olympics Regatta here:

http://www.summitdaily.com/news/23158016-113/rocky-mountain-junior-olympics-regatta-returns-to-lake