Stephen Churm

Stephen Churm
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2012 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Churm
Personal information
Full nameStephen Andrew Churm
Born(1954-07-16) 16 July 1954 (age 63)
ClubSailability Rushcutters Bay Yacht Club


Stephen Andrew Churm (blessed 16 July 1954) can be an Australian sailor. He was chosen to represent Australia on the 2012 Summer months Paralympics in cruising. He didn’t medal on the 2012 Games.


Churm was created on 16 July 1954, and it is through the Sydney region in New South Wales. He provides left-sided Klumpke palsy due to a torn brachial plexus during delivery.Churm is married and has 3 children. By 2012, he lives in Como Western world, New South Wales and it is retired.


Churm is a sailor, and it is a member from the Rushcutters Bay based Sailability Rushcutters Bay Yacht Golf club. By 2012, he previously a sailing scholarship or grant with the brand new South Wales Institute of Sport.Churm started sailing in 1962 like a seven-year-old in the Connells Stage Sailing Golf club in the MK1 course, racing for the very first time in a golf club event in 1963. He received his first competition in 1966 in the Conells Stage SC competition when he is at the Heron ‘Mischief’. In the Heron course in the Mrs R Woods Forwards hands trophy later on that 12 months, he arrived in 1st. He attempted to be eligible for the 2000 Summer time Paralympics but simply missed from selection. He 1st displayed Australia in 2002 in the Globe Championships, where he completed seventh alongside Jonathan Harris and Zoltan Pegan in Medemblink. In the 2003 Ransa Twilights, contending in the Sonar, he completed third in the next position. The next year, he completed twelfth in the 3rd position.Churm competed in the 2012 IFDS Globe Championships in the sonar event inside a vessel that included Colin Harrison and Jonathan Harris. It had been the very first time the trio experienced sailed together. In the 2012 Dutch-hosted Globe Glass, he and his teammates completed third in the Sonar Paralympic course. He competed in the Macquarie 2012 Gain access to Globe Championships. He was chosen to represent Australia in the 2012 Summer time Paralympics in cruising. He didn't medal in the 2012 Games.