Gavin Parker

Gavin Parker

USA
Home town: Charleston, South Carolina
Home sailing club: Carolina Yacht Club and James Island Yacht Club
Sailing achievements: 2017 North American Championships 8th Overall
2016 Open Bic North American Championships 3rd overall
2016 Jr Olympic Regatta USSCMC 2nd Overall Open Bic
2015 Jr Olympic Regatta USSCMC 1st Overall Open Bic
When did you start sailing?: 6 years old
What other sports do you participate in?: Surfing and Offroading
WWho is your favorite sports star?: John Florence
What is your favorite thing about the O’pen BIC?: Planing downwind
What is your personal goal in sailing?: To sail in the Americas Cup
What excites you most about sailing?: Sailing on faster and faster boats
If you had one super power to help your sailing, what would it be?: To control the weather.
Who do you want to win the America’s Cup?: Oracle