Elliot Hanson's victorious return from injury

Elliot Hanson took Laser gold at the Sailing World Cup in Enoshima by the equivalent of two Medal Races, he was that far ahead on points. Despite a tricky week of wind, Hanson read the Olympic venue better than anyone. “It’s amazing to win on Olympic waters – there’s a real history of those who can perform in venue in the years running up to the Games going on to have great success." Here Hanson speaks to Andy Rice about bouncing back from injury earlier in the season and his belief in the British squad system.

This interview took place when Hanson was already in the lead but hadn't yet won the event...


Elliot Hanson wins Enoshima 2018

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