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Maureen McKinnon-Tucker

Maureen McKinnon Tucker_Credit Walter Cooper

CLASS: Sonar
POSITION: Crew
SKIPPER: Rick Doerr
CREW: Hugh Freund
US PARALYMPIC TEAM: 2008, SKUD-18
US SAILING TEAM ALPHAGRAPHICS: 2002-2004, 2006-present
HOMETOWN: Marblehead, Mass.
MEMBER OF: Jubilee Yacht Club
HIGH SCHOOL: Minnechaug Regional High School
COLLEGE: University of Massachusetts, Boston
BIRTHDATE: 2/25/1965
OCCUPATION: Adaptive Sailing Coordinator
WEB SITE: http://sailchallengeinspire.org/
 
SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS:
Gold Medalist in SKUD-18 class at the 2008 Paralympic Games, Qingdao, China
First woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Sailing
First woman to be a member of the US Disabled Sailing Team and the first woman to represent the United States in Paralympic sailing

SAILING RESUME:
1st, Sonar, Sail for Gold, Weymouth/Portland, England (ISAF Sailing World Cup) 
3rd, Sonar, US SAILING’s 2009 Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup) 
1st, SKUD-18, 2008 Paralympic Games, Qingdao, China
1st, SKUD-18, US SAILING’s 2008 Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla.
1st, SKUD-18, 2007 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing, Newport, Rhode Island
1st, SKUD-18, 2007 Sperry Top-Sider Marblehead NOOD Regatta, Marblehead, Mass.