|Current team||Team BIGFISH & No Roads Expeditions|
|Alias (known as)||Gazza|
|Occupation||Buidler & Parttime Adventurer|
|Home town||Collaroy Plateau Sydney|
|Country||New South Wales Australia|
|Started adventure racing when I was 50 ... Mid life crisis time! Since then some of my events include:|
AROC's - In excess of 12 races with Tom & Alina...every one a great time . Love them heaps.
Arrow 24 hour - 1st in the Male Division - Long & boring
Urban Max 2007 - finished 2nd outright
Maximum Adventures - 10 or so races with Gary and the Max crew. Good stuff always
Max 24 hour - 2 completed
TEVA - 4 or so Teva's in NSW. Thanks Robyn & Simon.
AROC 24 hour 2007
AROC 12 hour Urban events 2007 & 2008. Loads of fun things to do.
AROC Edge of Reality 50 hour 2008. What a location and great event !
Geoquest 2007 - Finished !! Our team was the last ranked team to finish in 51 hours. But we did it !!
Many Rogaines - 6, 12 & 24 hrs
2009 Paddling Adventure races - Recent success in the Max Paddles with a 1st & 3rd recorded. Great fun being out on the water.
Volunteering for AROC, Max & Geo when injured or no team
XPD 2008 - Started but could not finish due to ITB injury. Very sad about this but a great experience to see what it is all about and have some fun in the snow
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Summit reached August 2007
Kokoda Track, PNG completed April 2008
Lots of other awesome travels including amazing African safaris, kayaking with Killer Whales & walking through forests with Grizzly Bears in Canada
|Best AR discipline||Kayakig - Love the waer|
|Worst AR discipline||MTB by a long shot "That damn MTB"|
|AR ambitions||Continue AR events and enjoying the people and scenery into my 60's|
|AR bugbear||Apart from getting overtaken by everyone on that damn MTB, seeing teams cheating|
|AR best moment||Completing every race I go in and every new location I get to see|
|AR worst moment||Crashes on that damn MTB|
|My AR best results||1st in the Arrow. |
|2nd in the Urban Max |
|A number of top ten finishes.|
|Just crossing thefinish line in 2 Geoquests|
|My next AR events||Pretty quite now until 2011|
|Urbanmax in Sydney|
|Favourite AR race||AROC events - Tom & Al's endurance events were great and hope they decide to do another one.|
|Favourite piece of kit||Kayak|
|Advice(tip) for other racers||Get to the race early and carefully read the instructions and race information...then read them again.|