Name: Joe Morris
Sport: Sailing
Event(s): 49er (two-person high performance skiff)
Height: 5-10
Weight: 176
DOB: 8/17/1989
Birthplace: Annapolis, Md.
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: Severn School (Annapolis, Md.) ‘08
College: Yale University ’12, History
Team/Club: US Sailing Team Sperry
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 19th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – 23rd (49er)
  • Years of participation: 470 – 2009; 49er – 2013-16
  • Top finish: 23rd – 2016 (49er)
Personal: Son of Joe and Jeanne Morris...Has four older sisters, Bridget, Kathleen, Meg and Colleen...Hobbies include hunting, reading and spending time with his dog, Babe...Favorite food is buffalo wings...Is the only person in his family who sails...Two-time team captain at Yale University...Along with teammate Thomas Barrows, won the 2009 Fowle Trophy, awarded annually to the top collegiate sailing team...2009 NEISA Rookie of the Year...Four-time ICSA All-American...2012 NEISA Sailor of the Year.