Name: Maggie Shea
Sport: Sailing
Event(s): 49erFX (Two-Person High Performance Skiff)
Height: 5-6
DOB: 7/13/1989
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: New Trier Township High School (Winnetka, Ill.) '07
College: Connecticut College ’11, Government
Team/Club: Kilroy Realty, Chicago Yacht Club
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 11th overall
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2020 – bronze (49erFX)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2020 (49erFX); 2014 (49erFX)
Personal: Daughter of Don and Mindy Shea...Has two siblings, Anne and Drew...Hobbies include yoga, spinning and baking...Loves puzzles and spending time with her family...Grew up sailing on Lake Michigan with her family on her Grampa John Nedeau’s Windancer...Worked as the Sailing Director at Chicago Match Race Center...In 2016, she crewed for Sally Barkow on Team Magenta 32, the first-ever all-women’s team to compete on the World Match Racing Tour.