RED BULL SAILING TEAM
The double Olympic gold medal winning Austrian duo Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher are back with their crew in 2016. Skipper Roman Hagara is Austria’s most successful summer sports star having competed in the Olympics a staggering six times, securing two gold medals for his country in the Tornado class. This will be Red Bull Sailing Team’s seventh season on the circuit having first competed back in 2010 Now in its tenth season in 2016, the award-winning and adrenaline-fueled global Series has given the sport of sailing a healthy dusting-off. Bringing the action to the public with Stadium Sailing, putting guests at the heart of the battle and dramatically increasing the pace on the water, the creators of the Extreme Sailing Series™ have set new standards, both in terms of high level competition and sporting entertainment. With a new fleet of hydro-foiling GC32s replacing the Extreme 40 for the 2016 season the Extreme Sailing Series™ looks set to be another fast-paced and thrilling year.