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

As a Junior (2014-2015) 

  • Placed fifth in A-division with Cally Tullo at the Pacific Coast Championship to help Stanford's "Cardinal" squad finish third (Nov. 15)
  • Finished in 3rd place in B-division with Cally Tullo (races 1-4) and Daniel Ron (races 5-10) to help Stanford place ninth as a team at the Hoyt Trophy Regatta (Oct. 25)
  • Helped lead Stanford to a sixth-place finish at the Moody Trophy Regatta, finishing fourth in division-A with Cally Tullo (Oct. 11)
  • Competed at the St. Mary's Fall Inter-Conference, placing eighth in division-A with Cally Tullo to help Stanford finish third (Sept. 27)

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