Congressional Cup 2018

Barker Keeps Winning At First Day Of Congressional Cup

Dean Barker won the Flicker Cup last week to get into the Congressional Cup regatta this week, and he celebrated his birthday by going undefeated in the first day of competition hosted by the Long Beach Yacht Club off of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier.

To get a full dose of race atmosphere with stadium viewing, watch live from Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, at 15 39th Place, in Long Beach, Calif. Live-streaming on Facebook @CongressionalCup and on the Congressional Cup website at Coverage will include skipper interviews, results and daily highlights; for more information visit

Dean Barker (USA) 6-0
Johnie Berntsson (SWE) 4-2
Sam Gilmour (AUS) 4-2
Taylor Canfield (USA) 4-2
Harry Price (AUS) 3-2
Ian Williams (GBR) 3-2
Eric Monnin (SUI) 2-4
Chris Steele (NZL) 2-4
Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) 2-4
Scott Dickson (USA) 0-6

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.