How long have you lived in Forbes and what do you like most about living here? Apart from 1986 to 2000 when I left to join the military, I’ve lived in Forbes for the rest of my 50 years. I like the lack of crowds and traffic.
Where do you work or what do you do currently and what do you enjoy about it? I’m a self employed farmer. I like the wide open spaces and fresh air.
What is your favourite thing to do when you have free time? I fly aeroplanes and race go karts occasionally. I also pit crew/co-drive for my son, Jeremy in his race car.
What makes you proud? I’m always extremely proud of both my kids, Jeremy and Alyssa.
What is your all-time favourite movie, song and/or book? Movie: Topgun. Song: Don’t stop me now by Queen. Book: General Chuck Yeager’s Autobiography.
If you could be an animal which one would you choose and why? An eagle because they get up nice and high.
Tell us about your best holiday. Representing Australia at the World Skydiving Championships in 1997 in Turkey. Then travelling home via America with my girlfriend (now wife), Kerry after not having seen her for three months.