GUST May/June 2009 Print
Written by Basil Cambanis   
Wednesday, 29 April 2009 16:15

Tyrone Rawlins from GUST magazine contacted me a few weeks ago requesting some background information, here's the article they published :
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Thanks Tyrone and Janet for the honor

 Other information which was not published is :

  • My date of birth is 30 March 1967, so I'm 42 at present
  • My wife's name is Nicolene, and she's a demon golfer, and has been club champ at Germiston GC for 4 straight years
  • I have 2 boys; Michael (10), and Peter (8) who are my pride and joy
  • Injury wise, I broke my right arm in late January last year, and tore my left forearm muscle in July 2006. Ironically, neither of these were caused by kiting, they were through skateboarding and ice-skating with my boys  
  • I live inland as this is where I was born and raised, and most of my family live nearby
  • I was diagnosed with a hip problem 15 years ago that prompted me to stop windsurfing, but after a 10 year layoff, I decided it was better to go out with a bang than fizzle out slowly and get depressed in the process; hence my all out attitude and determination 
  • My short term goal is to attain a 50 knot peak inland, and try to improve my peak and average speeds at Luderitz later this year