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Paul Snow-Hansen

Men's 470 (helm)
Hometown: 
Auckland
Date of birth: 
Monday, September 3, 1990

 

 

Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are experienced campaigners in the men’s 470, having combined in 2013 to embark on the Road to Rio, and now want to excel in Enoshima, the venue for the 2020 Tokyo OLympics.

The pair were 10th at the 2016 Rio Olympics but earlier that year won silver at the 470 world championships in Argentina.

Paul and Dan are long-time friends, both representing New Zealand at junior level at the 2004 Optimist world championships, where Paul was second and Dan fourth.

Paul went on to finish second in the 29er at the 2007 ISAF youth worlds and then fifth with Jason Saunders in the 470 at the 2012 London Olympics.

Career Highlights:

  • 2018 Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta - 1st

  • 2018 World Cup Miami - 5th

  • 2017 Enoshima Olympic Week - 5th

  • 2017 World Cup Gamagori - 4th

  • 2017 470 world championships - 9th

  • 2016 Rio Olympic Games - 10th

  • 2016 Sailing World Cup Hyeres - 6th

  • 2016 Men's 470 World Championships - 2nd

  • 2014 Men's 470 World Championship - 12th

  • 2014 Olympic Test Event, Rio - 3rd

  • 2013 Men's 470 World Championships - 7th

  • 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - 3rd

  • 2013 Open 470 European Championships - 8th

  • 2013 Delta Lloyd Regatta - 2nd

  • 2013 International 470 Spring Cup - 3rd

  • 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - 8th

    2013 470 national championships - 1st

  • 2013 ISAF World Ranked #3

  • 2012 London Olympic Games - 5th

  • 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold – 3rd

  • 2012 Delta Lloyd Regatta – 2nd

    2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships – 8th

  • 2012 International 470 Spring Cup - 1st

  • 2011 Sail Melbourne - 6th

  • 2011 Skandia Sail for Gold - 10th

  • 2011 International 470 Spring Cup - 2nd

  • 2008 ISAF Youth World Championship 29er - 4th

  • 2007 ISAF Youth World Championships 29er – 2nd

  • 2004 Optimist World Championships – 2nd

  • See full results history here