Santiago Lange & Cecillia Carranza
Argentina / Nacra 17
Santiago and Cecilia are both two sailors with an impressive record. Santiago is currently working on his seventh Olympic Campagin and in between the Olympic Campaigns he has been part of the America's Cup with Victory Challenge, Team Origin and Artemis Racing. He also participated in the Volvo Ocean Race three times! Cecilia sailed in the Laser Radial Class for a long time and even attended at the 2012 Olympics. After this they teamed up for the 2016 Olympic in the Nacra 17 Class.
In 2015 Santiago was diagnosed with cancer, after a hard time and a surgery he recovered fast and is very pleased to be back in the boat working on their goal. After a rough year with Santi's illnes the team came back stronger than ever before. During the Olympics the team sailed steady during all races which ended in a beautiful and emotional gold medal!!
After their gold medal they decided to team up for another four year campaign towards Tokyo !
2016 Olympic Gold Rio de Janeiro
2016 World Sailor of the Year
2018 Bronze World Championships