Date of Birth:
Institute / Academy:
Australian Sailing Team:
Jason Waterhouse’s family spent four years sailing around the world when he was a child. He started competing alongside his sister, but joined forces with his cousin Lisa Darmanin in 2008. The duo had a breakthrough year in 2015, which was a fitting prelude to their stunning Nacra 17 silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Jason gained America’s Cup experience when he joined Team Japan for the 2017 series.
My Sporting hero is
Everything is a test!
On my day off
I go surfing.
Superstitions / Ritual
Don't shave during a regatta.
Advice to young sailors
Training creates confidence, confidence creates good decisions, good decisions win races, winning races wins regattas!
Have spent 4 years of my life sailing the world’s oceans and seas exploring the most remote parts of our planet
What was the first boat you raced in?
What other boat classes have you sailed during your career?
Manly Junior, Flying 11, Hobie 16, Formula 16, Formula 18, A-class Exploder, GC32, AC45, 18ft Skiff
When did you first represent Australia?
ISAF Youth World Championships 2006, Weymouth England
What has been your Career Highlight?
Winning an Olympic silver medal.