Paul Tingley

Home Town: Halifax, NS
Home Club: Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron
Class: 2.4 mR
ISAF Sailor: CANPT1

Bio:

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Paul started sailing at the early age of 10 years old, and began his racing career at 25 years. As his skills developed, Paul moved to Victoria BC to join a 3 person Sonar team. The move was a good one, as the team captured the Bronze medal at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics.

Paul returned to Halifax in 2005 and has raced the 1 person boat, 2.4 mR, ever since. His success has continued, as he finished 5th at the World Disabled Championships last year

At the 2008 Paralympic Games, Paul captured the gold medal in the 2.4m sailing event.  This was his third performance Paralympic performance.  He competed in the Sonar Class at the 2004 Games and captured a bronze medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney.