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Torben Grael

Torben Grael About Brazilian sailor and two-time Olympic gold medalist who competed in soiling, snipe, and star events. Other Informations He was first taken sailing when he was five years old by his grandfather. He won a total of five Olympic medals between 1984 and 2004. His brother Lars Grael was also an Olympic medal …

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Samantha Davies

Samantha Davies About Crowned the 2009 YJA Yachtsman of the year for the sport of sailing. She was a member of team Saveol. Other Informations One of her earliest races had her placing 11th in a 2001 mini-transat. She first hit the spotlight in 2008-2009 after placing 4th by single-handedly circumnavigating in the Vendee Globe …

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Sarah Ayton

Sarah Ayton About Sailor who won back to back gold medals at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics in the yngling class. Other Informations She began sailing a young age. She won back to back World Championships in 2007 and 2008. She married Olympian windsurfer Nick Dempsey in 2008, and the couple had their first …

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Hannah Mills

Hannah Mills About Former junior world champion in sailing who teamed up with Saskie Clark to win the silver medal in the 470 class at the London 2012 Olympics. Other Informations She began training in sailing at the Cardiff Sailing Centre at 8 years of age. Two months before her medal-winning run in 2012, she …

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Hannah White

Hannah White About Sailor and adventurer known for creating the show Go Hard or Go Home. She’s also completed several solo trips around the Atlantic and founded Project Speedbird, an attempt to break the women’s nautical speed record. Other Informations She started sailing when she was 15 years old and first competed in the OSTAR …

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Russell Coutts

Russell Coutts About Sailor who won a gold medal in the finn class at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Other Informations He was the 1981 ISAF World Youth Champion. He has won multiple World Championships and America’s Cups. He was born in Wellington, New Zealand. He is one of only a handful of people …

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Ken Read

Ken Read About Yachtsman widely considered one of the best sailors in the world. He is the winner of more than forty titles at events like the Volvo Ocean Race. Other Informations He was named as the the ICSA’s College Sailor of the Year while sailing for Boston University in 1982. He was named United …

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Gordon Cook

Gordon Cook About Sailor who has competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics, both in the 49er class, which made him the first Canadian ever to represent his country in the 49er class in two Olympics. Other Informations He received an engineering degree from Queens University. He made his national team debut …

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Gil Cohen

Gil Cohen About Sport sailor from Israel who made her Olympic debut in 2012. Other Informations She won a silver medal at the 2009 Junior World Championships. She was a national champion in four consecutive years: in the optimist in 2005 and 2006, and in the 420 in 2007 and 2008. She was born and …

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Dawn Riley

Dawn Riley About Renowned sailor who became one of the biggest names in sailing by winnings events like the 1992 Women’s World Cup and 2003 One Ton Cup. She also served as President of the Women’s Sports Foundation from 2003 to 2004. Other Informations She graduated from Michigan State University. She became the first American …

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Craig Monk

Craig Monk About Competitive sailor who won bronze in the 1992 Olympic Finn Class event in Barcelona and also competed in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Other Informations He grew up in New Zealand, where he learned to sail. He has been a grinder in the 34th America’s Cup for Artemis Racing. His parents are …

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Bruce Kendall

Bruce Kendall About Olympic sailor who won the gold medal in the sailboard event in 1988 and the bronze medal in 1984; also competed in the 1992 Olympics. Other Informations He attended Pakuranga College in Auckland. He was New Zealand’s sailing coach in the 1996 Olympics. His sister Barbara Kendall was an Olympic gold medalist …