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Dempsey primed and ready for third Olympic campaign

World windsurfing champion Nick Dempsey claims he has no regrets about his decision to continue on a third Olympic campaign.

Dempsey, 33,...

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Dempsey and Shaw see 2014 Worlds as Olympic springboard

Olympic medallist windsurfers Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw believe next year's sailing World Championship venue will provide perfect preparation...

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Dempsey well placed for history-making second world title

Nick Dempsey is well-placed to become the first-ever two-time RS:X World Windsurfing Championships winner as he heads into the medal race in Bra...

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Dempsey well placed for history-making second world title

Nick Dempsey is well-placed to become the first-ever two-time RS:X World Windsurfing Championships winner as he heads into the medal race in Bra...

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Dempsey ready to find something extra at World Championships

Two-time Olympic medallist Nick Dempsey insists he is ready to dig deep in order to claim another RS:X World Windsurfing Championship medal when...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Athens 2004
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Sydney 2000
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

www.nickdempsey.com

Nick Dempsey became Great Britain’s first-ever Olympic windsurfing medallist with bronze at Athens 2004 in the Mistral class, the last time that event featured at the Games.

At Beijing 2008 however he just missed out on the podium, finishing fourth in the RS:X sailboard class in Qingdao. As a result, Dempsey opted to pursue a third Olympic appearance at London 2012 and in 2009 he won world gold in Weymouth, where he took silver in last year’s test event.

In October 2008, soon after the Beijing Olympics, Dempsey married double Olympic Yngling gold medallist Sarah Ayton and they have two children together, Thomas and Oscar.