Adam Minoprio Helmsman

Adam_Minoprio

NAME Adam Minoprio

NATIONALITY New Zealand

RACE CREW POSITION Helmsman / Coach

DOB 19.06.85

LANGUAGES English

Born in Auckland Adam started sailing optimist at ages seven and won his first national championship at the ages of eleven.

In 2009 Adam became the youngest sailor to win the World Match Race Tour. He then moved to Volvo Ocean Race with Team Camper ETNZ in 2011-12. After Volvo Ocean Race he has be involved with the America`s Cup as team member on Luna Rossa for the 34th AC and Team France for the 35th AC. For the 2017 season Adam is part of SAP Extreme Sailing Team where he will share helmsman and coaching duties with Jes Gram-Hansen.