Paul Snow-Hansen is at the helm of New Zealand's Men's 470 double-handed dinghy and sailed in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Daniel Willcox.

This was Snow-Hansen's second Olympic Games having sailed at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the same discipline. There, he sailed with Jason Saunders as crew, finishing 5th overall.

Snow-Hansen is from Auckland and grew up sailing at the Wakatere Boating Club at Narrowneck Beach on the North Shore, making his mark when he placed 2nd at the 2004 Optimist World Championships.

Snow-Hansen and Willcox achieved a career best performance at the 2016 Men's 470 World Championships held in Argentina in February with a silver medal.


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Paul's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games Rio 2016

    • Sailing (470 - Men)
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Medal Race (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 104pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 10 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 16pts Q
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 09 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 10pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 08 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 13pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 07 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 2pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 06 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 5pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 05 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 23pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 04 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 15pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 03 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 20pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 02 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 10pts
      470 Men's Two Person Dinghy - Race 01 (Snow-Hansen/Willcox) 2pts
      Placed 10 of 26
  • Olympic Summer Games London 2012

    • Sailing (470 - Men)
      Medal Race 14
      Race 10 12
      Race 09 13
      Race 08 9
      Race 07 7
      Race 06 3
      Race 05 16
      Race 04 4
      Race 03 5
      Race 02 3
      Race 01 28
      Placed 5 of 27