Introduction

Elliot has been named as one of the eight sailors selected for the GB team for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Elliot began his Sailing career with Nic Asher in 2007 when they came 2nd in the Race for Gold event in Weymouth.  Since then he has had many successes with Nic and he now races with a former rival who will partner him in Rio, Luke Patience.

Profile

Date of birth: 16 June 1983

Borough/District: Sevenoaks

First Club:  Chipstead Sailing Club

Career highlights

  • 2016: Sadly Elliot has had to withdraw from Rio 2016 due to treatment for Cancer
  • 2016: Selected for TeamGB at Rio 2016
  • 2015: 3rd place at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Hyeres
  • 2015: 1st place at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami
  • 2014: 1st place at Sail for Gold
  • 2011: 1st place at the ISAF World Cup Rolex, Miami
  • 2010: 1st place at the ISAF World Cup Delta Lloyd Regatta
  • 2009: 1st place at the 2009 Sail for Gold – Gold Fleet
  • 2008: 1st place at the Men’s World Championship