Paul Tingley

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Paul Tingley (born June 1, 1970) is a Canadian sailor who represented the country at the Paralympics, in sailing keelboat. He is a resident of Halifax Regional Municipality who became disabled due to a skiing accident at 24. He became interested in sailing through the suggestion of a physiotherapist.[1]

Results[edit]

Paralympics[2][edit]

+ bronze medal in Sonar at the 2000 Summer Paralympics
+ Competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics
+ gold medal in 2.4m at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
+ bronze medal in Sonar at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

World Championships[3][edit]

He also won a bronze medal at the 2009 2.4m World Championships (Fort Myers, Florida) and a gold at the 2010 World Championship (Hoorn, Netherlands) competing against both able bodied and disabled sailors.

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nova News Now
  2. ^ Results for Paul Tingley from the International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ ISAF Sailor Biography