Bryce Ruthenberg (AUS)
Roles and responsibilities:
Shore crew member, reserve sailor
Volvo Ocean Race participation:
Taking part in his first Volvo Ocean Race
2013: 34th America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA
2010: Winner of 33rd America’s Cup with BMW Oracle Racing
Participation in nine Sydney to Hobart Races
Bryce’s first sailing experience came as a teenager at his local sailing club, where he first raced Lasers and then 14-foot skiffs with his friends. He soon graduated to offshore racing and has taken part in nine editions of the classic Sydney to Hobart race.
He worked shore-side on both of Oracle Team USA’s victories at the 2010 and 2013 America’s Cup. His role in the team AkzoNobel shore support crew is to act as the liaison point between the sailing team and the shore crew and to ensure the sailors’ requests and feedback is accurately interpreted.