Joe Sullivan

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Career Highlights

  • 2012 - Olympic Games - Double Sculls
  • 2017 - 35th America’s Cup
  • 2021 - 36th America’s Cup

Joe Sullivan joins the Germany SailGP Team as Grinder for Season 4.

Sullivan won five consecutive world titles at U23 and the Elite World Rowing Championships. In the 2013 New Year Honours, he was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to rowing.

In June 2014, Sullivan announced he was retiring from rowing in order to pursue a career with the New Zealand Fire Service as a firefighter based in Auckland.

Sullivan is no stranger to the F50 having, in 2016, joined Emirates Team New Zealand, as a Grinder, for the 2017 and 2021 America's Cup.

Sullivan is married and has two little girls.