Team AUS 5 Path To Paris 2024 Funding

Team AUS 5 Path To Paris 2024 Funding

Raised

$72,038.47

Goal

$100,000.00

Team AUS 5 is made of two childhood friends from WA who team up in the mixed 470 for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. As a team we know the legacy of the 470 class in Australian Sailing has been a staple for our country for over two decades. We plan to maintain this dominance at the Olympic Games in Paris 2024.


Nia Jerwood

  • Olympian 470 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
  • 420 World Champion
  • Vice 470 Junior World Champion
  • Vice 470 World Cup Champion


Conor Nicholas

  • F18 catamaran World Champion 2019
  • ILCA6 Youth Men's World Champion 2015
  • 7x Australian Champion in multiple classes
  • Warren Jones Youth Match Racing Champion 2016


2024 Season

The next 9 months, Nia and Conor aim to train and compete locally, Nationally and overseas on the world stage in an attempt to gain invaluable experience and skills which will leapfrog our team. The proposed schedule includes:

  • Lanzarote Training Camp 8th- 25th of January 
  • 470 World Championships 27th Feb- 3rd March
  • Princess Sofia Regatta/ Hempel World Cup 1st-6th April
  • Hyeres French Olympic Week 22nd-27th April
  • 470 European Championships 7th-12th May
  • Olympic Games 2024 26th July- 12 August

Regatta objectives

  • 470 World Championships: Top 10
  • Princess Sofia Regatta/ Hempel World Cup: Top 10 
  • Hyeres French Olympic Week: Top 10
  • 470 European Championships: Top 5
  • Olympic Games 2024: GOLD



  • Sailing

Your donation to this project is tax deductible

The Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) is the only deductible gift recipient for sport in Australia. This means that donations of $2 or more to approved projects on our website are tax deductible. Shortly after making your donation, you'll receive an official receipt from the ASF that you can use in your income tax return. If you have any questions about your donation, please visit https://asf.org.au/faqs

Raised

$72,038.47

Goal

$100,000.00

Recent donations

Mark Nicholas

Donated to your project

$800.00

Chris Pettit

Wishing you all the best for the sailing journey a...

$50.00

Wishing you all the best for the sailing journey ahead Nia and Conor! You have got this!!

Leigh and Jackie Ferguson

Our very best wishes for your campaign…good luck!

$500.00

Andrew and Alison Preece

Good luck Nia & Connor.

$100.00

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Your donation to this project is tax deductible

The Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) is the only deductible gift recipient for sport in Australia. This means that donations of $2 or more to approved projects on our website are tax deductible. Shortly after making your donation, you'll receive an official receipt from the ASF that you can use in your income tax return. If you have any questions about your donation, please visit https://asf.org.au/faqs