- Short Bio: Who is Blair Tuke?
- Blair Tuke family and parents
- Blair Tuke net worth and salary
- Who is Blair Tuke wife?
- Wiki and facts
Blair Tuke is a famous name in the Olympic arena. Blair Tuke is known best for being a New Zealand Sailor who has won the Gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and bagged a lot more in the World Championships. Blair Tuke was born on 25 July 1989 in Kawakawa, New Zealand. Blair Tuke received his education from Riverview Primary School. He then went on to attend Kerikeri High School. Following that, he went on to join St Kentigern College based in Pakuranga, Auckland. It was in Kerikeri High School sailing academy that he learned to sail.
Blair Tuke family and parents
Blair Tuke parents are Andy Tuke and Karin Tuke. His parents have always supported him throughout his career. Blair Tuke family lives in New Zealand and is very proud of his recent achievements. Although not blood-related Peter Burling has become a part of Blair Tuke family.
Blair Tuke net worth and salary
Blair Tuke began his career in 2006 when he took part in the Lake Garda, Italy Splash World Championship where he won the gold medal. The fast forwarding to 2009, he again grabbed gold in the Lake Garda, Italy 29er World Championships. Blair Tuke then went on to win silver in 2012 Zadar, Croatia 49er and 2011 Perth, Aus 49er. Then in 2014, he went on to win a gold medal in Santander, Spain 49er and a silver in Auckland, NZL in A-class. He won gold medals in 2015 Buenos Aires, Arg 49er and 2016 Clearwater, USA 49er World Championships.
Blair Tuke took part in the Olympic Games for the first time in 2012 London Olympic Games in the 49er class where he won silver. Then in the 2016 Rio de Janerio, he won gold in the 49er class. He has till date won six gold medals in Sailing World championships with three silvers. It has also been announced that in 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, Blair will also sail.
Blair Tuke salary has been amassed from his remarkable performance in Olympics and World Championships. Blair Tuke net worth is estimated to be somewhere between $ 500 thousand to $700 thousand.
Who is Blair Tuke wife?
Blair Tuke has not been married till date. Blair Tuke has often been ridiculed by the public for the rumors of being gay and in a relationship with his sailing partner Peter Burling. However, the fact is that both of them are close friends. Blair has been very busy with his career so he shows no interest in having a wife or kids. It is safe to say through his recent activities that Blair Tuke is single at present.
Wiki and facts
Blair Tuke has been honored many times for his remarkable work as a sailor. Blair was awarded the ISAF World Male Sailor of the Year in 2015. Along with his partner Peter Burling he has won honors like the Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2016, Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2014, Halberg awards Team of the year consecutively from 2012 to 2016, and Halberg Sports Team of the Year 2016.He and Peter have been winners of the Yachting New Zealand Sailor of the Year consecutively from 2013 to 2016. Blair Tuke has also won the Far North District Council Supreme Sports Award, Top Energy Far North Sportsman of the Year as well as the ASB Code Sailing Award in 2016.
It is quite interesting to known thorough Blair Tuke wiki that he is a qualified electrician. Also, he is a member of the Kerikeri Cruising Club. Blair Tuke is very popular on twitter with over two thousand fans who track his day to day life. Blair Tuke bio is available on Wikipedia.