David Ross MacDonald is a Canadian sailor. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, He began sailing at the age of 11. He won a silver medal with Mike Wolfs at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's Star event, and a bronze with Eric Jespersen at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the same event. He sailed the 1997–98 Whitbread Round the World Race on Toshiba.
About Ross MacDonald
An American-Canadian writer of hardboiled detective novels, he is most famous for his Private Eye Lew Archer books. The first novel in the series, The Moving Target, was published in 1949.
Ross MacDonald Before Fame
He attended the University of Michigan and earned a Phi Beta Kappa key as well as a Ph.D. in literature.
Achievement of Ross MacDonald
His real name was Kenneth Millar. He wrote under numerous pen names, including
Ross MacDonald Family Life
He married Margaret Sturm in 1938; they later had a daughter.
Associations of Ross MacDonald
He has been called the heir to Dashell Hammett.
Information related to Ross MacDonald
- Sailors at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Star
- Sailors at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Star
- Sailors at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Star
- Sailors at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Star
- Sailors at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Star
- Star class world champions
- Olympic sailors of Canada
- Volvo Ocean Race sailors
- Olympic silver medalists for Canada
- Olympic bronze medalists for Canada
- Sportspeople from Vancouver