Oliver, born in 1999 in Vienna, started his sailing career at the age of six in the Optimist class. Within a short period of time he managed to qualify for the European and world championships. Afterwards, he changed to the 420 class and became Eurosaf-third. He was a member of the Austrian youth national team and now he is a member of the team of Union Yacht Club Wörthersee competing in the Austrian Bundesliga and the Champions League. He also sails match races and the Moth, a construction class. Beside the sports, he studies mechanical engineering.
„This project is a unique chance for young Austrian sailors to gather experience in the big boat scene and to establish new contacts.“