Tom Brown

Sailing

  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2012
Name: Tom Brown
Sport: Para Sailing
Event: 3-Person Keelboat (Sonar)
Position: Crew
Current Residence: Castine, MN

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games
  • 2004 Paralympic Games, 2.4 mR – 2nd, Athens, Greece
  • 2000 Paralympic Games, 2.4 mR – 3rd, Sydney, Australia
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 6th
  • 2012 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 8th
  • 2009 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 2nd
  • 2008 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 2nd
  • 2007 IFDS Sonar Worlds – 2nd
  • 2006 Paralympic Pre-Trials, 2.4mR – 1st
  • 2004 Paralympic Games, 2.4 mR – 2nd
  • 2004 Midwinters, 2.4mR – 1st
  • 2002 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), 2.4mR – 1st
  • 2002 IFDS World Championship, 2.4mR – 2nd
  • 2001 IFDS World Championships, , 2.4mR – 2nd
  • 2000 Paralympic Games, 2.4 mR – 3rd

Fun Facts: Introduced to sailing the coast of Maine by his parents, at the age of 8... Two years later the Brown family faced the loss of Tom's lower right leg to cancer... Has sailed with a prosthetic leg ever since... Has four daughters... 2002 U.S. Sailing Male Athlete of the Year...Sailing coach at Maine Maritime.

Learn more: 
US Para Sailing



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