Life is full of lessons, and the key is to use them as building blocks. That is a definition – my definition – of experience. And, like time, you cannot buy it. You just have to use it, to serve your apprenticeship.
To sail around the world at 16 is remarkable. It’s inspirational for the country and, in a sense, represents the spirit of Australia.
Great men and great teams do great things at great moments.
The Australian knocker-image causes us, both as a nation and as individuals, to underestimate our own self-worth. It is almost anti-Australian to perceive yourself as a winner.