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John Hamber

Full name: John Werge Hamber
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
Born: May 6, 1931 in Oakland, California, United States
Died: February 1, 2013 in Surprise, Arizona, United States
Country: ISV United States Virgin Islands
Sport: Sailing

Biography

John Hamber played football for San Jose State University. He then joined the US Marine Corps and played football for the Marine Corps team at Quantico, Virginia, and was named to the All-Marine All-Stars. Hamber helped with the formation of Force Recon (FORECON – the Marines Special Forces) and graduated #1 in his Army Ranger School, and later graduated #1 in a Navy underwater dive class that would evolve into the Navy Special Forces, the SEALs. Hamber was honorably discharged from the Marines in 1960. An avid sailor, he owned and operated John Hamber's Watersports in the Virgin Islands in the 1960’s and 1970’s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy United States Virgin Islands ISV 25
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat United States Virgin Islands ISV 20

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Final Standings 1972-08-29 131.0 157.0
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race One 1972-08-29 26.0 3-13:00
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Two 1972-08-30 23.0 2-50:02
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Three 1972-08-31 25.0 2-37:59
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Four 1972-09-01 22.0 2-14:49
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Five 1972-09-04 15.0 2-17:55
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Six 1972-09-05 24.0 3-40:50
1972 Summer 41 München Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV John Foster, Sr. Race Seven 1972-09-08 22.0 2-46:30

Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Final Standings 1968-10-14 172.0 205.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race One 1968-10-14 23.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Two 1968-10-15 29.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Three 1968-10-16 28.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Four 1968-10-17 33.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Five 1968-10-19 32.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Six 1968-10-20 30.0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Sailing United States Virgin Islands ISV Rudy Thompson Race Seven 1968-10-21 30.0