Paul Martin Goodison MBE, born in 29 November 1977, Brinsworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshir, is an English sailor.
In March 2005, he was ranked 2nd in the world in the Laser Class, behind Robert Scheidt of Brazil, and ahead of Michael Blackburn of Australia and Mark Mendelblatt of the United States.
He won the gold medal in the Men’s Laser Class at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
In 2009 he won the Laser World Championships, in Halifax, Canada. He also competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing 4th, and the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing 7th.
Goodison joined Artemis Racing for their 2017 Louis Vuitton Challenger’s Trophy campaign.
Goodison was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours
Regarding International Moth Class, last week, in 30 july 2017, at Lake Garda (Italy), against the hottest fleet of Moths ever assembled, he became the first foiling Moth sailor to win back to back world titles… Simply awesome!
Duality Boat Company congratulates him for this great victory and for the positive Moth image he gives around the world!
Congrats also to Martina Orsini for her great pictures taken during the Moth Worlds in Lake Garda!