Ashby in 2019
|Full name||Glenn Thomas Ashby|
|Born||1 September 1977|
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Glenn Thomas Ashby sailor from Strathfieldsaye, a suburb of Bendigo, Victoria. He is a multiple multihull world champion and is currently the skipper of the 2017 America's Cup winners, Emirates Team New Zealand.(born 1 September 1977) is an Australian
Ashby grew up sailing with his brother and sister at Bendigo Yacht Club. Learning in a Northbridge Junior at around seven, his Dad later took him on a Sabre. In 1996 at 18, Glenn went overseas for the first time in his life. Competing at the A-Class Worlds in Spain against 86 others, he won.
Ashby and skipper Darren Bundock were the 2007 world champions in the Tornado class and ranked number one in the event going into the 2008 Summer Olympics. However, they were beaten by the Spanish team and won silver.
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- "New Year honours list 2019". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
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