Jason Waterhouse

Jason Waterhouse

Alongside teammate and cousin Lisa Darmanin, Jason Waterhouse took home silver in the mixed multi-hull Nacra 17 class in his Olympic debut in Rio.
 
Sitting in fourth prior to the decisive medal race, the Aussie duo jumped two places up the rankings after they crossed the line in second in the final race of the regatta behind New Zealand. The Sydneysiders were pipped for the gold medal by the Argentineans by a single point after the crew of Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Sarouli finished the medal race in sixth as Austria's Thomas Zajac and Tanja Frank won the bronze.
 
Prior to Rio, the pair had been sailing together for eight years, having claimed their first overseas medal together in 2009 winning the ISAF Youth Worlds in Buzios, Brazil. They both grew up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and train at Middle Harbour Sailing Club.
 
2015 was a successful year for Darmanin and Waterhouse, winning the Rio Test Event and finishing second at the World Championships. 
 
Waterhouse originally started sailing with his sister, but started competing with Darmanin ahead of the 2009 Youth Worlds. He grew up in a sailing family, having spent four years sailing around the world on a yacht as a child.

Olympic Results

Games Attended