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One Of Our Own

December 2023
1min read

From the moment Julia Trotman came to us as an assistant in our copy department, she made it clear that her first goal—for the time being anyway—was to compete in the 1992 Summer Olympics, at the helm of a Europe Dinghy, an eleven-foot, one-person, single-sail vessel. Nearly two years ago Julia left our calmer waters to launch a grueling series of competitions worldwide, her performance in which we have just learned has landed her the coveted spot on the Barcelona-bound team. Her energy and determination impressed all of us—we’d also like to think that our good wishes and that snappy top-of-the-line sail bearing the American Heritage logo also ensured Julia a fair following wind.

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