Carrie Denning began sailing at the Belle Haven Club at nine because "I was immensely jealous of my older brother who had started the earlier year." Denning sailed optimists and competed at Opti Nationals, New Englands, and one trip to Bermuda for North Americans, where she met furture coach Jay Kehoe.
In High School at Greenwich Academy she was captain of her varsity team and won the Captain's Harbor Trophy for MVP. In 2006-07 Denning competed with Evan Brown as the women's Varsity A boat, and this year sails with Eddie Conrad on the Varsity Co-ed A boat. Denning enjoys sailing because "It is exciting and in the process my teammates have become my best friends."
Denning also enjoys sushi, architecture, skiing, and her two dogs, Coco and Captain.
Women's Nationals 4th
Women's PCCs 1st
2003-04 Season: "Skippered with soon to be famous moviestar Graham BZ and others. Capsized a lot."
Getting To Know Carrie Denning
Major: Art History (architecture) and History (Russian)
Highlights: Captain of high school varsity sailing team
Stanford Highlights: Palm trees
Favorite Movie: Rushmore, The Fantastic Planet, The Big Lebowski, and Kung Fu
Favorite Book: The Stranger
Favorite Food: Sushi
Parents: Roberta and Steve
Last Updated: October 9, 2007