Mat Belcher, Olympic yachtsman

Mat Belcher, Olympic yachtsman

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What is it with water sports and a driest of dry landlubber like me? After my interview with Chris Morgan a couple of weeks ago, this week I had an opportunity to chat to another Olympian, Mat Belcher, an Olympic 470 class yachtsman, thanks to one of his sponsors, Blackmores’. Mat has won a very impressive array of World Championships and the pinnacle for him to date, a gold medal in the London Olympics in 2012.

I found Mat to be a very dedicated and focussed man with a clear objective of winning another Olympic gold medal at the Rio Olympics this year. Continue reading

Chris Morgan, Olympic rower

Chris Morgan, Olympic rower

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Rowing? Not a sport I have ever taken much interest in. However the community radio station I do the AFL segment for was offered the opportunity to do an interview with Chris Morgan, an Olympic rower, and as I was one of the few available with the skills to record and edit Skype interviews I was offered the gig. OK a quick learning exercise then ensued on who Chris was and some scant awareness of what rowing was. Continue reading