T he world of sailing has commemorated the death of British Olympic gold medalist Andrew «Bart» Simpson, four years on from the day when the sailor tragically lost his life after his America’s Cup
The world of sailing has commemorated the death of British Olympic gold medalist Andrew «Bart» Simpson, four years on from the day when the sailor tragically lost his life after his America’s Cup
The sailing community has paid tribute to the British Olympic gold medallist Andrew Simpson, who died on Thursday after his team’s yacht capsized in San Francisco Bay and trapped him underwater
May 10, 2013 · Olympic sailing champion Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson killed in sailing accident aged 36 Andrew «Bart» Simpson, the British Olympic champion sailor, has died after his catamaran capsized off the coast of
Sir Clive Woodward, British Olympic Association director of sport at London 2012, was another to pay tribute, tweeting: “Totally shocked to hear Olympic star Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson died after
Andrew James «Bart» Simpson, MBE (17 December 1976 – 9 May 2013), was an English sailor who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, as crew for skipper Iain Percy in the Star class representing Great Britain.
Tributes paid to sailor Andrew Simpson on anniversary of death 11 May 2015 by Risa Merl On the two-year anniversary of his untimely death, the sailing world has paid tribute to the legendary sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson, who died when his team’s AC72 capsized during an America’s Cup training exercise in San Francisco bay, trapping him under the boat for 10 minutes.
Officials from the world’s most famous sailing competition are investigating how a British Olympic gold medal-winner came to be trapped underwater in his capsized boat for up to ten minutes, as
British Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson died from blunt trauma and drowning when his yacht capsized in the US in May, a medical examiner’s report rules.
Sir Clive Woodward, British Olympic Association director of sport at London 2012, was another to pay tribute, tweeting: ‘Totally shocked to hear Olympic star Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson died after
Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson was an inspirational figure within the GB sailing team, a big man with a steely determination and focus, dedicated to his sport, but hugely encouraging of team mates, and
Tragic loss of British sailing legend Andrew Simpson. The devastating news of the loss of one of British sailing’s true legends, Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, was like a bad dream.
The British Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson died on Thursday after his team’s ultra-modern yacht capsized in the San Francisco bay and trapped him underwater during training for the America’s Cup.
‘Andrew is someone I’ve worked closely with since the age of 16 – he was a great talent, and a key figure in our World Class Programme over many years culminating in his well-deserved Olympic success.