Name: Helena Scutt
Sport: Sailing
Event(s): 49erFX (two-person high performance skiff)
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
DOB: 6/15/1992
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Great Britain
Hometown: Kirkland, Wash.
High School: International Community School (Kirkland, Wash.) ‘10
College: Stanford University ’14, Biomechanical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
Team/Club: St. Francis Yacht Club, Seattle Yacht Club
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – 13th
  • Years of participation: 2013-16
  • Top finish: 13th – 2016
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, bronze
Personal: Daughter of Oliver and Tania Scutt...Has one sister, Nicola...Was hit by a boat while competing at the 2013 49erFX World Championships, breaking her spine, two ribs and lacerating a kidney...Hobbies include yoga, snowboarding, running, painting and rock climbing...Two-time co-captain at Stanford University...Two-time Academic All-American.