Windsurfer who also won Olympic platinum in 2004 in the mistral and Olympic bronze in 1996 in the same event; person in the International Jewish Sports activities Hall of Popularity. His father trained him to sail when he was 7 years of age. He won platinum in the mistral in the 2002 Windsurfing Globe Championships. He previously a daughter in ’09 2009 with Michal Peleg. Nikolaos Kaklamanakis of Greece completed second to Fridman in the 2004 Olympic mistral.