Further Personal Information
||Sydney, NSW, AUS
||Armed Services, Flight Simulation Instructor
||Aeronautical Engineering - TAFE : Sydney, NSW, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|Why this sport?
||He started shooting because it was too cold to sail during winter.
|Club / Team
||Sydney Pistol Club : Sydney, NSW, AUS
|Name of coach
||Cheryl Moore and Anatoly Babushkin
|Coach from which country?
||Flying, sailing, gliding, computers. (ISSF, 02 Sep 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning 4th place at the 2004 World Cup. (NOC, 21 May 2008)
|Hero / Idol
||Pistol shooter Phil Adams. (Athlete, 06 Oct 1999)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Life was meant to be easy." (olympics.com.au, 02 Sep 2010)
||He was a keen sailor since age 12 and competed in ocean races along the east coast of Australia until the early 1990s. He has also participated in flying, gliding and aerobatics. (NOC, 21 May 2008)
He began building model airplanes at the age of eight. He gained his private pilot's license in 1973 and his commercial license in 1978, undertaking his training whilst working as an engineer. He is an instructor for Qantas, teaching pilots to fly 747 aircrafts. He also used to take part in aerobatics competition and aeroplane displays. (olympics.com.au, 02 Sep 2010)