UCSB Alumni Johnny Heineken is running a Kite Surfing Olympic Campaign and is ranked as one of the best in the world. Check out this article from CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/sport/kiteboarding-olympics-champions/index.html
Johnny is also a two time kite-boarding world champion.
Past UCSB All Americans:
Joanna Adamczak (’99) 1999 All American Crew
Suzy Galen-Swezea (’02) 2001 All American Crew
1984 All-American Honorable Mention, Mike Polkabla – Sloop champion in 1984
2002 Sailing World Article with run down of UCSB Sailing Team: http://www.sailingworld.com/racing/college/sailing-world-s-college-preseason-prognostications