Triathlete who won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
He was a very talented rower at Auckland Grammar School, but switched to the triathlon because he was too small to be a successful rower.
He won the overall World Cup at the 1998 ITU World Cup.
He was born in Auckland, New Zealand.
At the 2004 Olympics he defeated many notable opponents, including Xavier Llobet.