Australian triathlete and rower John Maclean is a Paralympic Games silver medalist. Initially a talented rugby player, he became a paraplegic after a bicycle accident. He scripted history as Australia's first paraplegic triathlete and now owns the John Maclean Foundation to motivate minor wheelchair users. He is also a motivational speaker.
Born to an affluent grazier in Australia, Stephen Fairbairn excelled in not just rowing but also in cricket and Australian football. He was also talented in math. Growing up to be a talented rower for Cambridge, he later established the Head of the River Race and coached iconic British rowing clubs.