Mike Kalin
Position: Assistant Sailing Master

While best known for his prowess as a laser sailor, assistant sailing master Mike Kalin's competitive sailing and teaching skills reach well beyond one class. Mike was the Canadian double-handed, as well as singlehanded, youth champion, and has been an active racer at the World Team Racing Championship.

In the August of 2000, Mike was highlighted in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" for his crushing victory in the laser fleet at the Buzzards Bay Regatta. In the same month, Mike also finished seventh out of 77 boats in the laser class at the North American Championships.

Then, at the 2000 Canadian Olympic Laser Trials, Mike finished sixth out of the 35 sailors that were invited to compete.