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Sailor Profile: Tim Hill. 2010 AUS National Champion Bookmark and Share

Here is a Q&A that was completed by MPS AUS 2010 National Champion Tim Hill

What got you into the MPS class?
>>I'd sailed contenders before and was burnt out and a little bored with them, the mustoskiff seemed the right step to take next.

What have you sailed previously?
>>international contenders, I-14s, 505s

How old, tall and heavy are you?
>>6' 1" 83 kgs

How much training did you do in the MPS in the year prior to the champioship win?
>>A fair bit, both days on the weekends plus evenings during the week.

How much training did you do in the MPS in the year prior to the champioship win?
>>A fair bit, both days on the weekends plus evenings during the week.

Did you do any specific training exercises to improve your boatspeed & handling?
>>The usual stuff, 2 boat tuning, loads of tacks, gybes, start line holding, etc.

What were your rig settings (Rake, tensions (shroud & lowers) spreaders (length & deflection))?
>>Same as the website settings but a little more rake - 7215.

What did it feel like to lift the trophy at the prize giving?
>>Great - especially because of the quality of the fleet here in Australia.

Do you have any sponsors?
>> none

What other hobbies do you have?
>> futsal

Are you married / have any kids?
>> not married, one child

What is your favourite band/music?
>> Underworld, Massive Attack, Moby

What's your favourite food?
>> everything except seafood...

What is your day job?
>> Architect in my own business.


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Bruce Keen. 2010 UK National Champion

Rick Perkins. 2007 UK National Champion


Ian Trotter. 2005 UK National Champion

Kev Anderson. 2004 UK National Champion

Gabriel Wicke. 2002 European Champion

Chips Howarth 2001 European Champion


 

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