Australian Olympic Sailors

Matthew Belcher

Being a natural sportsman, its no accident that Queenslander Matt Belcher is where he is today – campaigning for the 2012 London Olympics. However, Mat’s first foray into sailing gave no indication of the talent to come- at seven, his parents towed him in a Sabot behind a cruiser. “I didn’t want to go, I screamed and carried on, “the 26 year old laughs.

Malcolm Page

Malcolm’s first memories of growing up on Sydney Harbour always included being on the water. “Our house was on the water with a 2.5m sandstone wall into the river, we always dropped the sailboard or paddle board straight off it. Mum was fighting a constant war between homework and water sports”.