Hobbies Outdoor adventure activities - mountain biking, hiking, windsurfing, kayaking, bushwalking etc
Amusing Sporting Episode Any day on a 49er
Sporting Injuries Low back problems for 3 years while sailing lasers.Lots of bruises and bumps from 49ers!
Superstitions Perserverance and hard work are the keys to success, never get a haircut during a regatta. never wear the regatta t-shirt before the end of the regatta.
Best Sporting Achievement Winning 2000 Youth Worlds & winning 2008 49er World Championship - we went into the Medal Race equal on points with the 2007 Champs and then lead the race from start to finish in perfect 15kn conditions in our home country
Why This Sport Love the mix of physical fitness, highly technical skills, and complex tactics and strategies. No other sport has that all round challenge.
Most Influential Person In Career Lots of people. My parents and my coaches by far and away have been the most helpful and supportive.
Most Admired Person Those that have succeeded over many years in different classes. Incl Ben Ainslie, Robert Schiedt.
Ambitions Be able to inspire and help others in achieving their dreams, Return to work as a Physiotherapist, Have a family (a bit later onâ?¦)
Awards 2000 Australian Sports Medal, 2001 Australian and NSW Youth Sailor of the Year, 2000 NSWIS Award for Academic Excellence.
Non Sailing Achievement 99.45/100 UAI at High schoolGraduated as a Physiotherapist