Chris McAsey (rower)

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Chris McAsey

Chris McAsey is a New Zealand rower and sailor.[1]

McAsey is from Hawera with much of his extended family still living in that part of Taranaki.[2] At the 1995 World Rowing Championships in Tampere, Finland, McAsey won a Silver medal in the coxed four, with Chris White, Andrew Matheson, Murdoch Dryden, and Michael Whittaker as cox.[3][4]

He later switched to sailing, joining Team New Zealand as a grinder for their 2003, 2007 and 2013 America's Cup campaigns.[5] He worked as a truck driver after the 2013 America's Cup.[6]


  1. ^ "Chris McAsey". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  2. ^ Jeffries, Jane (13 August 2013). "Sailor's home away from home". Taranaki Daily News. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Men's Coxed Four – Final". FISA. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  4. ^ "World Championship medallists". Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Grant Dalton introduces the team – Scoop News".
  6. ^ Johannsen, Dana (11 June 2015). "Team NZ: Where are they now?". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 23 June 2018.