Date of Birth: March 11, 1986
Legs sailed in this edition: Leg 4
Who he is: Sam Newton was part of the Oracle Team USA since 2011 and won the 34th America’s Cup in 2013. Newton grew up close to Sydney harbor. He won titles in many different classes, including six wins at the JJ Giltinan Trophy, the most important regatta for the spectacular 18-foot skiffs.