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Freya Black - Women’s skiff


Freya sailing on the open sea with her sailing partner on a sunny day

Class and Role

Women’s skiff (49erFX), Helm

Sailing partner

Saskia Tidey

Place of birth

Redhill, Surrey

Home town 

Goudhurst, Kent

Home sailing club 





Age you started sailing

Year you joined the British Sailing Team


Any major achievements in your sailing career?

Silver European medal and ladies European champion in 29er.

Do you have any academic qualifications?

I’m two years through a Philosophy and Politics Degree at Exeter and I hope to complete my last year after the Olympics.

What are your passions outside of sailing? 

Anything with sport involved! Hanging out with friends ideally at the pub!