Hobbiesbee keeping, Mountain biking, Kite Surfing, Surfing, fishing, music
Amusing Sporting Episode
Sporting InjuriesReplaced ear drum, Broken neck, Severed biceps ligament, prolapse disc L4 L5, two broken arms at the same time - not accident prone...
SuperstitionsI believe in a creator..
Best Sporting AchievementOlympic Gold and Bronze medals and 4th, Long distance windsurf races and marathons from Malta to Sicily, Mare Island to Noumea, Auckland to Tauranga return, solo 24 hour non stop windsurf race, won ,000 in race from Manly inside Sydney heads to Long Reef and back. Second in NZ wave sailing nationals.Helping Oka Suluksana win a race at the 2000 Olympics, helping Nikos Kaklamanakis win an Olympiuc Silver medal at 2004Help Sharon Ferris to silver medal 2005 Ygnling World Champs
Sporting RelativesBarbara Kendall, Tony Kendall
Why This SportBought up in it and still like it
Most Influential Person In CareerParents and Grant Beck
Most Admired PersonDali Lama
AmbitionsTo win another Olympic Medal, to be happy and have good friends around, continue to have a happy family - may be bigger one day
Awards1992 NZ fair play sports person of the year awards, MBE, 1988 NZ Yachtsman of the year.
Non Sailing AchievementOrganized some good parties