Ben Ainslie, 35, is now a four-time Olympic champion. His victory at London 2012 in the Finn class saw him overtake Denmark's Paul Elvstrom as the world's most successful Olympic sailor. He now has four golds from successive Games plus a silver in the Laser class at the 1996 Olympics in his trophy cabinet. He is also a 10-time World champion and has won the European title nine times. Ainslie had the honour of being Team GB's flag bearer for the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony and was picked to run the first leg of the London 2012 torch relay. Ainslie, who was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, and lives in lives in Lymington, Hampshire, is now preparing to try and win the America's Cup.