HobbiesPlaying my Bass Guitar, crankin' the air guitar, spending time with my family, fanging my remote control car at 65km/h and some high speed training with Rolando and the two Malakas.
Amusing Sporting EpisodeCapsizing everytime there is a camera around. See Bermuda Worlds 1997, Sydney Worlds 2000 & Sydney Olympics 2000.
Sporting InjuriesA few bruises but nothing major (yet!)
SuperstitionsParty Hard, especially on the last few nights of a major regatta.
Best Sporting AchievementWinning 10 Australian Championships, 6 World Championships and 2 Olympic Medals and the birth of my 2 kids. What else?
Sporting RelativesFather (Robert) - sailing and motor racing. Brother (Rodney) - V8 Supercar Motor Racing.
Why This SportFamily tradition.
Most Influential Person In CareerMy father.
Most Admired PersonGiorgio Zuccoli, Rowland Smith, Nicholas Henard, Mike Fletcher.
AmbitionsEnjoy sailing more than my competitors do. Meet lots of nice people from other countries and also give my children an appreciation for the beauty of where we live.
Awards1991 NSW Yachtsmen of the Year 1992 Australian Yachtsmen of the Year 2001 Australian Yachtsmen of the Year 2001 NSW Yachtsmen of the Year 2002 Australian Institute of Sport - Team of the Year 2002 Australian Yachtsmen of the Year 2003 Australian Yachtsmen of the Year 2003 NSWIS Team Athletes of the Year 2003 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year - Finalist.
Non Sailing AchievementUnder 7 Years Major and Minor Premiers for Pittwater Soccer Club. Position: Goal Keeper.