Career Highlights

Olympic Champion 2012, 2016

Five time World Champion, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011

Olympic Bronze Medalist 2008

World silver medalist 2010, 2014, 2015

FISA Male Rower of the year 2009

Supreme Halberg Award Winner 2006

Winner of the Sportsman of the Year at the Halberg Awards 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2016

Lonsdale Cup winner 2009

Current holder World best time in the Single Scull 6:33.35, 2009 Poznan World Champs

Current holder Olympic best time in single Scull 6:41.34, 2016 Rio Olympics

Inducted as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2009 (M.N.Z.M)

Flag Bearer and Team Captain of the New Zealand Olympic Team

Auckland Sportsman of the Year and Overall supreme award 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011

Waitakere Sportsman of the year and Supreme winner 2012, 2016

Winner of NZ news website poll for the medalist New Zealander’s are most proud of

Voted NZ’s favourite athlete following the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Auckland University Distinguished Alumni of the year award

World Best Time in the Single Scull 6:35.4, 2006 Eton, World Champs