Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Barbara Kendall

Barbara Kendall

Barbara Kendall and her brother Bruce have between them won five Olympic windsurfing medals. Here she shows her style as she unsuccessfully seeks another medal at the Athens Olympics in 2004. In 2011, three years after competing at her fifth Olympics, Kendall was elected to the International Olympic Committee, on which she served until 2016.

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Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - Windsurfing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7161/barbara-kendall (accessed 1 October 2020)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016