Who did Ben Ainslie sail?
INEOS TEAM UK
Ben Ainslie is the Team Principal and Skipper of INEOS TEAM UK. He is also the most successful Olympic sailor in history, with four golds and one silver medal, gained in a 16-year span from 1996 to 2012.
What does Ben Ainslie do now?
Ben is Team Principal, CEO and Skipper of INEOS Britannia and CEO and Driver of the Great Britain SailGP Team.
What did Ben Ainslie sail in the Olympics?
|Atlanta 1996||S One Person Dinghy (Laser)||Sailing|
How much did the Ineos Team UK boat cost?
INEOS’ decision to invest £110 million was made after a mutual friend arranged for Jim and Ben to meet in a pub in London. The conversation inevitably turned to the elusive America’s Cup, often described as the Formula One of sailing.
Who is the greatest sailor of all time?
Having won four consecutive gold medals, Ben Ainslie is quite simply the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, and one of Britain’s best Olympians.
What country is Ben Ainslie from?
BritishBen Ainslie / Nationality
Who is Ben Ainslie’s wife?
Georgie ThompsonBen Ainslie / Wife (m. 2014)
What did Ben Ainslie get knighted?
Ben’s knighthood marks the culmination of over twenty years dedicated to the Olympics and the pursuit of gold. At London 2012 after securing his fourth gold medal Sir Ben Ainslie became the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, with four golds and one silver in total from five Olympic Games.
How much do America’s Cup sailors make?
$250-$300 estimated in the media. $10+ million spent on building the Cup-winning boat. $300,000: Annual salary for a low-ranking sailor.
How much does it cost to run an America’s Cup team?
The entry fee for the 2021 America’s Cup is $2 million per team – but that is barely the tip of the iceberg. The cost of running a team, developing some of the most high-tech boats in the world, the support crews, sailors and infrastructure runs to tens of millions.