Tom Burton - Sailing
Hi, my name is Tom Burton
I am passionate about Education because living is learning J
Lives: Sydney, NSW
Olympic Games: 2016
Olympic Results: 1st
Primary School: Baulkham Hills Primary School
High School: Muirfield High School
Favourite subject: Maths
Favourite memory from school: Pe Class
Childhood ambition: Play Rugby for Wallabies
Favourite toy growing up: Football
Best holiday: Hawaii
Band/music/song you love Blink 182
Favourite food: Sushi
Earliest memory: Kicking a soccer ball
Role model / idol: Ben Ainslie. Greatest UK sailor of all time.
Interests other than sport: Fitness industry.
Football team: St George
Sportsmanship means …. Doing your best. Accepting defeat and acknowledging your opponents.
A BIT MORE:
What is one of your greatest memories from the Olympic Games?
The final race, going in with the silver medal and finishing with the Gold
How did you come to participate in your chosen sport? How old were you?
My dad was very into sailing when I was young and traveling around to regattas made me very involved with sailing. I was around boats my whole like and started competing from 12 years old.
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