The expansion of our crews to six members ahead of the Spain Sail Grand Prix ensured the inclusion of a female athlete on each F50, and Perez took her place onboard the US boat for the racing in Cadiz.
In making her debut, the 18-year-old Honolulu native became both the youngest athlete, and also the first ever Latina racer, in SailGP.
She is breaking boundaries and changing the face of sailing - and now you can watch in detail her rise to the top of the sport and learn how Oracle Cloud has played a key role in her success.
Featuring interviews with CJ’s parents, plus the man who showed her how to sail, CJ Perez: Origin Story charts the rise of one of the most exciting and game-changing athletes in the sport.
Watch CJ Perez: Origin Story in partnership with Oracle, below