Strong winds face Virgin Islands Olympic sailor

Olympian Cy Thompson
I guess it can be said that I was born to be a sailor.  My grandfather, Rudy Thompson, sailed into the St Thomas Harbor in 1950. He and my Dad were among the top sailors in the Virgin Islands, and for many years my Mom raced with them. They were all stalwarts of the St. Thomas Yacht Club and well known throughout the Caribbean. And so when I came into the picture on July 1, 1988 it was an unstated assumption that I, too, would take to the water at a young age. I did, I loved it then — and I love it now….for complete story about Cy Thompson read on

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