Raised in Bethel, Alaska, Solomon started racing when he moved to Maine and joined the Mount Desert Island High School Sailing Team. A two time 420 state champion Solomon is a rising senior, sailing for the Tufts University Jumbos. Over the last summer Solomon trained at Oakcliff sailing center in Oyster bay NY working to expand his offshore and match racing experience. Highlights of his summer included the Newport to Bermuda Race, the Melges 32 World Championship, wins in the NYYC Annual Regatta and Queens Cup, and a variety of match racing events including a handful of podium finishes. The hard work continued into the fall when he won the ICSA Match Racing National Championship as main trimmer & tactician for the Jumbos.
Solomon is new to the world of high performance catamarans but is excited to be joining the Force in their challenge for the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup.