|Born||5 September 1984|
|Residence||Central Coast NSW|
|Employer||Oracle Team USA|
|Height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|Event(s)||Laser - Men|
|Updated on 9 February 2014.|
Tom Slingsby OAM (born 5 September 1984) is a successful Australian competitive sailor. Slinsby's first successes came sailing Laser dingys, where he won three consecutive world championships and the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal. Slingsby was the strategist for the America's Cup winning Team Oracle USA in 2013. In 2016 He skippered the winner of line honours in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line. Following this he skippered the Australian team in the inaugural SailGP competition.
2007 — Won the Laser dinghy world championships.
2008 — Ranked number one in the Laser dinghy class prior to the 2008 Summer Olympics Laser competition but finished 22nd overall.
2010 — Won the Laser dinghy world championships at Hayling Island, UK. He was also named the male ISAF World Sailor of the Year.
2011 — Won the Laser ISAF World Sailing Championships at Fremantle, Australia.
2012 — Won the Laser dinghy world championship at Boltenhagen Germany for his fifth world title
2016 — Won the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race skippering the supermaxi yacht Perpetual LOYAL.
In December 2013 Slingsby was a crew member aboard racing supermaxi yacht Perpetual Loyal in the 2013 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, with his other celebrity crew members, Karl Stefanovic, Larry Emdur, Phil Waugh, Jude Bolton and Guillaume Brahimi.
- "Tom Slingsby". london2012.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- "Aussie Tom Slingsby sails to Laser Olympic gold". Retrieved 6 August 2012.
- Dutton, Chris (17 November 2012). "Slingsby shares top gong with Coutts". Canberra Times. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
- Slingsby sticks with Oracle. 3 News NZ. 15 November 2013.
- "Sydney to Hobart 2013". Perpetual. 2 December 2013. Archived from the original on 10 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "SLINGSBY, Thomas David". It's an Honour - Dept of the Prime Minister & Cabinet. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
- Tom Slingsby at World Sailing
- "Australian Olympic Committee profile" olympics.com.au
- ILCA "Laser Standard World Championship 2012" laserinternational.org
- Sponsor Hobart Yacht Race
|Awards and achievements|
| Australian Athlete of the Year
(with Alicia Coutts)
and Kim Crow