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SAP Extreme Sailing Team

(Denmark)

The Danish-run SAP Extreme Sailing Team are back for their fourth year on the circuit, with co-skippers Jes Gram-Hansen and Rasmus Køstner. Brad Farrand and Thierry Douillard will continue their tenure, with Mads Emil Stephensen, a silver medallist at the 49er Worlds, adding to the line up.

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Jes Gram-Hansen

Jes Gram-Hansen

Denmark

Co-Skipper/Helm

Jes Gram-Hansen is an America’s Cup sailor (Mascalzone Latino) who’s also had several wins on the World Match Racing Tour. 2015 will be his fourth year on the Extreme Sailing Series™.

Rasmus Køstner

Rasmus Køstner

Denmark

Co-skipper/Tactician

A World Match Racing Tour Champion, America’s Cup (32nd on Mascalzone) and Volvo Ocean Race sailor (Ericsson in-port race tactician). 2015 will be his fourth year on the Extreme Sailing Series Series.

Mads Emil Stephensen

Mads Emil Stephensen

Denmark

Mainsail Trim

Mads will be the only newcomer to the team in 2015, but is no stranger to high performance sailing, having won a silver medal at the youth 49er World Championships.

Thierry Douillard

Thierry Douillard

France

Headsail Trim

A multi-talented sailor, Thierry is a World Match Racing champion and equally an offshore racing expert having competed on the ORMA circuit, and on the MOD70 Spindrift in 2012.

Brad Farrand

Brad Farrand

New Zealand

Bowman

Brad competed in the Extreme Sailing Series™ onboard GAC Pindar in 2013, SAP Extreme Sailing Team in 2014 and coached the 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup runner-up team Full Metal Jacket.

SAP, the market and technology leader in enterprise application software, continues to play a major role at the forefront of international sailing and the sponsorship of SAP Extreme Sailing Team helps SAP to continue on its course in assisting the development of sailing around the world. SAP applications and services enable more than 197,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

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