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Nik Pearson

DOB: 03.03.1974

Crew position: Bowman
Shore job: Second rigger
Profession/trade: Professional sailor

Pearson could be considered lucky to be alive.

At America's Silver Jubilee Regatta at Cowes, he was hit in the face by a spinnaker pole and stepped off the boat.

Fortunately for Pearson he was picked up by the chase boat and did not suffer any serious injuries.

The bowman will be an essential part of the GBR Challenge team.

GBR Challenge crew profiles index

Head

Skipper

Navigator

Tactician

Pit

Helmsmen

Mastmen

Mid bowman

Bowmen

Trimmers

Grinders

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