Farrah Hall Wins Bronze At Pan American Games

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Windsurfer Farrah Hall won the Bronze medal in the RS:X Women’s Windsurfing event at the 2011 Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Hall won the medal on Sunday, October 23 after solid performances in the games’ previous races. She is third overall through six races.

The Pan American Games is Hall’s most recent stop on the road to the Olympics. She is now heading to Australia to begin training for the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The World Championships will be held from December 3 to 18 and is an important qualifier for the 2012 Olympics. There Hall hopes to cement her place in the Olympics.

John White, Chairman & CEO of Compass Marketing is proud to sponsor Hall: “Farrah’s success does not come as a surprise considering the hard work and determination that goes into everything she does. Her success is a direct result of her ability on the water as well as her strong character and conviction in life. She is a role model for everyone by persevering and working hard to accomplish her dreams.”

About Farrah Hall

A natural from the start, Farrah Hall acquired a love for the water when she began sailing small sailboats at the age of 13. A devout athlete participating in sports from soccer and lacrosse to basketball and swimming, Hall became involved with triathlons at age 16 and participated in local Olympic distance events around the state of Maryland. Continuing her love for sailing throughout her college career, Hall attended St. Mary’s College in Maryland known for their sailing program and quickly shifted her focus to windsurfing. During the summer of 2002, Hall started racing and soon moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she began her Olympic campaign. In January of 2011, Hall earned the number one spot on the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics in the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta.

About Compass Cares

Compass Marketing has a long and active history of giving back to the community for a variety of causes through its foundation Compass Cares. Whether it is working with JDRF, the United Way, the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Pathfinders for Autism, Cystic Fibrosis, the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) or many others, Compass Cares brings together clients, customers, employees, family and friends to help make a difference.

To learn more about Farrah Hall, go to http://www.farrahhall.com, become a Farrah Hall fan on Facebook and follow her blog athttp://farrahhall.blogspot.com.

Source: Compass Marketing

 

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