LeechLine Communications : Suzy Leech
For three decades, Suzy has competed around the globe as bowman, helm, tactician, and navigator. Racing boats from 20 to 160 feet, she has won over 30 International regattas, in 15 separate classes, and is a World Champion in three of them. One of her favorite expereinces was serving as "bowchick" for the 1995 America's Cup Women's Team.
Professionally, Suzy is an Aerospace Engineer who started her career developing data systems for NASA's International Space Station. She currently develops database-driven websites, and has conducted remote expeditions for National Geographic, UNESCO and ESPN. She has parlayed her experience in sailing to work both in-front of and behind the video camera — commentating, producing & filming on-board for ESPN.
Suzy has also given back to the community as Chairman and member of numerous US Sailing Committees, she is on the New York Yacht Club Membership Committee, on the Board of the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation and she recently joined the Board of Oakcliff Sailing Center.