Name: Charlie Buckingham
Sport: Sailing
Event(s): Laser
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, 11th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 11th
  • Years of participation: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
  • Top finish: 7th – 2014
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 4th (Laser)
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.