Biography:

Two-time Olympic sailor Mike Leigh finished in 25th place in the 470 event at London 2012 with partner Luke Ramsay. In Beijing in 2008, he finished 9th  in the Laser class.

Over the past decade, some of his top international performances include a fourth  at the 2006 Laser World Championships in Korea, and two top-five performances at the World Youth Championships.

Leigh is the recipient of B.C. Sailing’s 2007 and 2009 Sailor of the Year award, the 2006 Rolex Sailor of the Year award and the 2001 Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite award, given by the Canadian Yachting Association.