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1x Olympic Gold medalist
- Beijing 2008 Laser Skipper CHN
1x World Champion in Olympic Class
- Halifax2009 2009 Laser Skipper CAN
Best SSL rank 8 04.09.2018 Full ranking
Infos / About Paul Goodison
Paul Martin Goodison MBE (born 29 November 1977, Brinsworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire) is an English sailor.
In March 2005, he was ranked 2nd in the world in the Laser, behind Robert Scheidt of Brazil, and ahead of Michael Blackburn of Australia and Mark Mendelblatt of the United States. He won the gold medal in the Men's Laser class at the 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2009 he won the Laser World Championships, in Halifax, Canada. He also competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing 4th, and the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing 7th.
In 2016, Goodison won the Moth World Championship in Hayama, Japan and in 2017 won the title a second time in Malcesine, Italy (Lake Garda), becoming the first sailor to achieve back to back wins in the event. Goodison joined Artemis Racing for their 2017 Louis Vuitton Challenger’s Trophy campaign.
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