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Jim Brady

Full name: James H. "Jim" Brady
Nickname(s): Diamond Jim
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 27, 1963 in Tampa, Florida, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Husband of Julia Trotman.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Growing up in Florida, Jim Brady started sailing as a teenager. He won his first national title in Laser class in 1983, at age 20. Brady attended the College of Charleston, where he was named All-American in sailing and in 1985 was named Most Valuable Sailor by the Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association. After racing Lasers, Brady often crewed on J/24s. He later earned World (1990) and European Championships in J/24 Class and a World title in J/22. He also won the title in J/24 at Kiel Week. Brady was named 1990 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year.

At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics Brady won a silver medal as a crew member in Soling. At those Olympics he met fellow US sailor [Julia Trotman], and they later married. After the Olympics, Brady worked as a crew member for [Dennis Conner], participating in the Challenger Trials aboard Stars & Stripes for the 1995 America’s Cup. He and Trotman later settled near Portland, Maine where he worked in real estate development.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS RW
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races 1992-07-27 24.4
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races Race One 1992-07-27 0.0
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races Race Two 1992-07-28 13.0
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races Race Three 1992-07-29 5.7
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races Race Four 1992-07-30 0.0
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Fleet Races Race Five 1992-07-31 5.7
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1992-08-04 2
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1992-08-04 0
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