Yachtsman who all represented New Zealand on the 2004 Summer months Olympics. He started sailing at an extremely young age, originally in Optimist and P Course watercraft. In 2007 he was the skipper for Emirates Group New Zealand, which completed second within the Americas Glass. He wedded field hockey participant Mandy Smith in 2004, plus they acquired four children jointly. He was section of a fresh Zealand contingency on the 2004 Olympics that included precious metal medal earning cyclist Sarah Ulmer.