Krause grew up sailing dinghys, including 420s, Fjs, Lasers, and on the family Flying Scot. He sailed, swam, played baseball, and served as an Ocean Rescue Lifeguard in high school. He has served as a bowman on a Colgate 26 and the FArr 40 RANGER, and as a mastman on a Navy 44. He has competed in The Annapolis to Newport Race, Rolex NYYC Annual Regatta, Block Island Race Week, and other local regattas. Majoring in ocean engineering.