JP Tobin

Athlete in Auckland, New Zealand

JP Tobin

Athlete in Auckland, New Zealand

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New Zealand Olympian (London 2012) Coach (Beijing 2008/Rio 2016) and ocean athlete powered by wind and water.

Born on 22 March, 1977 and raised in Ohope Beach - from an early age chasing wind and waves became a passion.

Competing in the sport of Windsurfing JP has won multiple National titles - World Cup Regattas and World Championship medals.

Twice ranked number one in the world JP represented New Zealand at the 2012 London Olympic Games beating out the reigning Olympic Champion for the sole spot in the process .

Only one spot per nation is available in Olympic Windsurfing.

With a strong passion for multi sport JP lines up for running, mountain biking and stand up paddle events whenever schedules allow.

Currently residing on the North Shore in Auckland, New Zealand where he trains out of Takapuna Beach with the Hauraki Gulf providing an extensive training arena.

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