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Crisp, Jessica (1969 - )

Born
19 September 1969
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Sailboarder

Summary

Jessica Crisp was a pioneer in the sport of sailboarding. In 1986, two years after the Olympic debut of the sport, she won the first of two consecutive world youth titles.

In 1986 and 1989 she was crowned world windsurfing champion. In 1993 she became the first Australian, male or female, to win the highly competitive World Cup Sailboarding series. She repeated the feat in 1994.

Details

Events

1993 - 1994
Winner of the Professional Windsurfing Association World Title - Crisp won the title two years in a row.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Olympic Athletes: Jessica Crisp', ABC News Online, ABC Online, 2000, http://www.abc.net.au/news/olympics/athletes/crisp.htm; Jessica Crisp File, 2000; Newspaper Cutting File; National Sport Information Centre.

Archival resources

National Sport Information Centre

  • Jessica Crisp File, 2000; Newspaper Cutting File; National Sport Information Centre. Details

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