[Brazil at Harvard] Torben Grael at Harvard - TODAY

Marcio Siwi msiwi at fas.harvard.edu
Thu May 14 12:22:45 EDT 2009


The Harvard GSAS Brazilian Organization presents

An informal talk with sailing legend Torben Grael

Torben Grael is one of the most important Brazilian sailors, renowned in 
international competitions.  A descendant of Danes, he was taken sailing 
by his grandfather at five years old on the sailboat Aileen, of the 
extinct 6 meter class.  Once he moved to Niterói, he started sailing 
with his brother, Lars Grael, also an Olympic medal winner, on the Bay 
of Guanabara.  Awards include: Gold medal in Athens 2004; Bronze medal 
in Sydney 2000; Gold medal in Atlanta 1996; Silver medal in Los Angeles 
1984 among others.

Date: Today (Thursday 14th)
Time: 3-4PM
Location: Littauer (Economics building) Room M-17
Contact: Fabiano Romeiro
Tel. 617-519-7160
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