Three-time Olympic medallist Mark REYNOLDS has joined the ISAF Athletes' Commission as the Star representative.
(USA) is once of the most experienced and successful Olympic sailors, legend of the Star class and a three-time Olympic medallists. Together with crew Magnus LILJEDAHL
he won the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award
in 2000, following on from his second Olympic gold medal in Sydney (the first came in Barcelona in 1992). Also won silver in Seoul in 1988 and is a two-time Star World Champion (1995 and 2000).
REYNOLDS replaces Torben GRAEL
(BRA) as the Star representative on the ISAF Athletes' Commission. GRAEL stepped down from his position because of his commitments with the Volvo Ocean Race.
The ISAF Athletes' Commission represents the voice of the Olympic sailors direct to ISAF and the ISAF Executive Committee. The elected members were nominated by their fellow sailors at the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Cascais, Portugal.
You can find out more about the Commission at www.sailing.org/athletes.