Name: Charlie Buckingham
Sport: Sailing
Discipline(s): Sailing
Event(s): Laser (one-person dinghy)
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
DOB: 1/16/1989
Birthplace: Newport Beach, Calif.
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Newport Harbor High School (Newport Beach, Calif.) '07
College: Georgetown University '11, Government
Team/Club: Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 11th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 14th
  • Years of participation: 2009, 2011-15
  • Top finish: 7th – 2014
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 4th
Personal: Son of Mary and Jim Buckingham...Has three sisters, Mary, Sarah and Biz...Hobbies include surfing and traveling...Two-time College Sailor of the Year (2009, 2011)...Four-time ICSA All-American.