Tokyo 2020 Olympic Team Member

Anna Weis learned to sail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she was born and raised. She is a student at Boston University and was a member of their women’s rowing team before deferring school to commit to a Nacra 17 Olympic campaign with her skipper, Riley Gibbs. Anna had surgery performed on both arms in early 2019, but was able to recover and return to training. A short time after the operations, Anna and Riley won the Gold Medal at the Pan American Games Lima 2019.

GO USA!

About:

Date of Birth: 03-24-98
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lives In: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Education: Boston University (2021)
Club: Lauderdale Yacht Club

Sailing Achievements:

  • 1st, Pan American Games Lima 2019 (Paracas, PER), 2019
  • Women’s Singlehanded National Champion (2016)
  • 12th, Nacra 17, Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia (Palma de Mallorca, ESP), 2019
  • 15th, Nacra 17, Hempel World Cup Series – Round 2, Miami (Miami, USA), 2019
  • 11th, Nacra 17, SWC Series Round 1 – Miami (Miami, USA), 2017
  • 8th, Laser Radial, Laser Radial Youth Worlds (Dun Laoghaire, IRE), 2016
  • 1st, Laser Radial, US Women’s Singlehanded National Championship (Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH, USA), 2016
  • 8th, Laser Radial, US Singlehanded National Championship (Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH, USA), 2016
  • 7th, Laser Radial, Laser Radial Youth Worlds (Kingston, CAN), 2015