Peter Burling is a sailor for 2016's Rio Olympics. Peter was born on Tuesday 1st of January 1991, Peter then turned 21 and was the younger 49er sailor at the 2012 London Olympics, Tauranga is his hometown and he use to be in the Tauranga Yacht and powerboat club. Burling was the skipper of the winning boat in the 2013 Red Bull Youth Americas Cup. Peter started sailing in 2006 in the 420 world champions. He came 1st in 9 competitions and came 2nd others then went far from 1st and 2nd to 3rd in 3 competitions, he went really far from 1st, 2nd and 3rd to 11th in only 1 competition.