How Kirkland’s Helena Scutt chased her dream of sailing in the Olympics

It was in the Seattle area that Helena Scutt first learned to sail.  On this day she takes out a small sailboat at Sail Sand Point.

Helena Scutt, who has teamed up with Paris Henken to qualify for this summer’s Olympics in sailing, overcame a serious back injury to continue in the sport. Scutt and Henken will represent the U.S. in the 49erFX, a boat that will be making its Olympic debut.  WATCH

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