Born: Mar 17, 1939 (age 78) · London, England
Movies: Deep Water
Education: Berkhamsted SchoolHighlights
- 1965: In 1965 he sailed his William Atkins design ketch Suhaili from Bombay to England.
- 1967: His wife left him when he proposed taking her and the child back to England in his new boat Suhaili, and they were divorced in 1967.
- 1994: Knox-Johnston and Peter Blake (who both acted as co-skippers) won the Jules Verne Trophy for the fastest circumnavigation in 1994.
- 1996: In 1996 Knox-Johnston established the first Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and has since worked with the Clipper Ventures company as chairman to progress the race to higher levels every year.
- 2006: In 2006 he became at 67 the oldest yachtsman to complete a round the world solo voyage in the Velux 5 Oceans Race.
- 2007: He completed his second solo circumnavigation of the world in the yacht Saga Insurance on 4 May 2007, finishing in fourth place in the Velux 5 Oceans Race.
Lived: Nov 06, 1976 – Apr 22, 2004 (age 27)
Height: 5′ 11″ (1.80 m)
Spouse: Marie Tillman (m. 2002 – 2004)
Education: Arizona State University · Leland High School
Siblings: Richard Tillman (Brother) · Kevin Tillman (Brother)
Movies: The Tillman StoryHighlights
- 1994: He started his college career as a linebacker for Arizona State University in 1994, when he secured the last remaining scholarship for the team.
- 1998: In the 1998 National Football League Draft, Tillman was selected as the 226th pick by the Arizona Cardinals.
- 2002: Pat Tillman married Marie Tillman on May 04, 2002.
- 2003: In addition to his military awards, Pat Tillman received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award from ESPN in 2003, as part of that year’s ESPY Awards ceremony.
- 2003: Another article quotes Tillman as having told then-general manager of the Seattle Seahawks Bob Ferguson in December 2003, “You know I’m not religious.”
- 2004: On April 22, 2004, he was initially reported to have been killed by enemy combatants.