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Axel Sly
Position: Skipper
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weston, Fla.
High School: Cypress Bay
Major: Electrical Engineering

As a Senior (2015-16)

• Finished eighth in the A-division with Sarah Lucas at the Hatch Brown Trophy (Sept. 20)
• Won Stanford’s 11th consecutive Big Sail with Antoine Screve, J.P. Cannistraro, Sammy Steele, Noelle Herring and Yuki Yoshiyasu (Nov. 17)

As a Junior (2014-2015) 

• Named to the ICSA All-Academic team
• Finished third in the A-division with Cally Tullo at the St. Mary’s Fall Inter-Conference (Sept. 27)
• Skippered the Cardinal B-unit at the Hoyt Trophy, finishing ninth. (Oct. 25)
• Helped the Cardinal finish third at the Pacific Coast Championship (Nov. 15)
• Participated in the Jeremy McIntyre Team Race, in which Stanford finished second (Feb. 28)
• Was a skipper at the Graham Hall Team Race, which the Cardinal won with an 8-0 record (Mar. 21)
• Participated in the Friis Team Race with Daniel Ron (Mar. 28)
• Sailed with Daniel Ron and Cally Tullo in the Lynne Marchiando Team Race, which Stanford finished third in (Apr. 4)
• Took second-place with Noelle Herring at the Stanford Cardinal/White Regatta (Apr. 12)
• Skippered Stanford in the B-division of the Navy Spring, finishing third in the division and third overall (Apr. 19)
• Helped the Cardinal claim the Mark Healy Coed Conference Championship (May 2)


As a Sophomore (2013-2014) 

• Skipper of the second-place division-C boat, to help lead Stanford to first-place finish at the Thompson Trophy (April 13)
• One of three skippers to lead Stanford to a fifth-place result at the John Jackson Team Race (March 9)
• Helped lead Stanford to a first-place finish at the North #2 by placing second in division-B (Feb. 9)
• Led Stanford to a first-place result after finishing fourth in division-B at the North #1 (Feb. 9)
• Finished 18th in division-B and 14th as a team at the Danmark Trophy Regatta (Oct. 5)
• Sailed to a sixth-place finish in division-B, helping Stanford capture first place at the 64th Nevins Trophy Regatta (Sept. 21)

As a Freshman (2012-2013)

• Competed in two races
• Third at the Nickerson Trophy, finishing sixth in A-Division
• Won PCCSC Fall JV, sailing to first-place in B-Division with Max Kohrman


The Sly File

• Prepped at Cypress Bay (Fla.)
• Participated in number of national and international events
• Competed in Optimist World Championship (2007-09)
• Sailed in Optimist North American Championship (2006-09)
• Competed in Optimist South American Championship (2007, 2009)
• Competed in Don Q Snipe Championship (2011-12)
• Sailed in Y20 North Americans (2010-12)
• Competed in Orange Bowl International Regatta (2007-11)
• Son of Paula and Patricio Sly
• Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
• One sister, Martina