Paul Callahan

Sailing

  • 2000
  • 2012
Name: Paul Callahan
Sport: Para Sailing
Event: 3-Person Keelboat (Sonar)
Position: Skipper
Current Residence: Cape Coral, FL
College: Harvard University

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, Gold
  • 2000 Paralympic Games 7th, Sydney, Australia
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 6th
  • 2011 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 8th
  • 2009 Rolex Miami OCR (ISAF Sailing World Cup), Sonar – 2nd
  • 2000 Paralympic Games, Sonar – 7th Sydney, Australia
  • 2000 U.S. Paralympic Trials, Sonar - 1st

Fun Facts: Runs “Sail to Prevail” which has taught over 10,000 disabled children to sail… Formerly employed by Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City and then joined Sail To Prevail in
his current leadership capacity in 1996… Born and raised in an old mill town of less than
3,000 people in southeastern Massachusetts… Learning to sail at Sail To Prevail in the
early 90s, several years after becoming a C4-5 quadriplegic… Skippered for the 2000 U.S.
Paralympic Team… His disabled Sonar team is ranked Number 1 in the USA for 2009.

Learn more: 
US Para Sailing



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