FIN 1 - Filip BlomquistSkipper Turku, , Finland Scoutkaren Pojkarna ( SSS -) Finlands Svenska Scouter Bib #: 63 Filip is in the first grade (of three) in Finnish high school and has received good grades in all his classes where his special interests are mathematics, physics and sports. His main sport is sailing - he has been sailing since the first grade in the elementary school and started racing a little bit later. where he started sailing and sail racing with the Optimist dinghy, but have since moved on to Zoom8 and Lasers. Even tough he has been sailing dinghys many times a week he also has been on some longer sailing trips around the Baltic sea (longer than a week). he has been a co-coach for junior sailors (age 6 to 14 years) in his sailing club for the last two years and also leads a group of scouts aged 12-14 for the past 2 years. In the past year he has been helping to organize sailing races (mostly bigger races with 100+ participants).
FIN 1 - Oscar NorstromCrewman Turku, , Finland ScoutkÃ¥ren Pojkarna ( SSS /) Finlands Svenska Scouter Bib #: 64 Oscar graduated junior high school with excellent grades and received a scholarship for good grades and is now study in senior high school. He has participated in a few sailing-events inside of his sailing club and has worked as staff for a couple of regattas (Baltic Offshore Week & Classic Yachts Regatta) in Turku, Finland last summer. He has also been doing athletics for 9 years with good results, especially high jump and for 6 years played soccer in a local team, also competing in national tournaments.