Hannah Mills (born 29 February 1988) is a British competitive sailor. Mills won a Silver medal for Team GB with her crew Saskia Clark in the 2012 Olympics, and won gold in the same event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Mills was born in Cardiff, Wales, and started sailing at Cardiff Sailing Centre (then Llanishen Sailing Centre) when she was 8 years old after trying sailing on a fam
The final event in the 2012-2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup is set to take place in Hyres, France from 22-27 April. The Semaine Olympique Francaise, as it is still known to some, follows previous circuit events in Australia, USA and Spain. The 2012-13 World Cup series has seen the first racing for the two newest
HMS Bulwark is the Flagship of the Royal Navy and the nation. She led the Navy's key deployment, Cougar 2012, to the Mediterranean and returned to British shores at the end of November 2012. Summer 2012 saw her as one of the 'guardians of the Games', stationed off Weymouth ensuring the Olympic sailing events are safe for all.
The harbour of Le Havre has become, since its creation by King François I, a major exchange hub, but it has also been at the heart of the history of sports well before welcoming the Tour for the first time in 1911. The city indeed welcomed the Olympic Games both in 1900 and 1924 thanks to the Société des Régates Havraise in charge of organizing the sailing events.
Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf, though there were three French women competing in croquet and there was at least one woman sailor as part of mixed crews. It is commonly believed that first woman to win an Olympic event was England's Charlotte Cooper, who won the tennis singles title, however Swiss sailor Hélène de Pourtalès won a gold medal as part of a team in sailing earlier than this. (1900 Olympic Games poster)
Equestrian sports in the modern Olympics was originally limited to commissioned officers who competed in chariot and riding races. Today, the Olympic Equestrian sports are dressage, three-day eventing and show jumping. Women and men compete in the same events. Sailing is the only other Olympic event... Read more: http://thepetwiki.com/wiki/Olympic_Equestrian_Sports
This is great! When Surfing Becomes Sailing by Planet Sport. Our team's surfing expert was excited to go and cover the Olympic Surfing events in Weymouth this weekend. Unfortunately, she and her friend Lizzy quickly found out that surfing is not an Olympic event and that Weymouth was actually hosting sailing. Through trial and error, the girls learn a little bit about sailing through the process.