Vir Menon, Grade 11 at Inventure Academy, is a National Sailing Champion! Vir recently set a record by winning all 12 races required to complete the Laser 4.7 Championship in Hyderabad. This is his third consecutive win in this class, also a record. Vir also sailed in the open category – competing with tough army & navy adults – in the Laser Radial boat & won the Gold in the Under 19 category. He also won the Gold: Laser 4.7 Overall and Gold: Laser 4.7 Boys.
Vir has won almost every race in the category and is India’s most promising talent on the circuit. He began sailing at age 6 and took part in his first championship at age 8. Inventure Academy supports Vir all the way, working with him in school so he is able to pursue his talent and passion outside of school.