Women’s World Formula Race Champions Steph Bridge has been nominated ISAF 2014 Rolex Sailor of the Year. The Rolex Awards take place at the ISAF annual conference on the 4th November in Spain.
ISAF received nominations for the 2014 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. The nominees are put forward based on achievements made during the qualifying period from 1 September 2013 to 21 September 2014.
Only one nominee wins in both the male and female categories. The names vying for the coveted and prestigious 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award are:
Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS)
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL)
Bill Hardesty (USA)
Giles Scott (GBR)
James Spithill (AUS)
Steph Bridge (GBR)
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA)
Charline Picon (FRA)
The 2014 World Championships in Turkey marked Steph’s fifth world title after becoming world champion in 2011 (Germany) and 2009 (USA), and winning the 2007 and 2008 world tours
For further information and backgrounds on the nominee’s go to http://goo.gl/NFmdvv
Source: Sail World
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