Equestrian who won three Olympic medals in the team event: gold in 1960, and bronze in 1968 and 1976.
He grew up on a dairy farm, where he learned to ride horses at a young age, and later served in World War II before his competitive career.
He competed in the Olympics alongside all three of his sons, and, along with middle son Wayne, became the father-son combo to win an Olympic medal together.
He married Mavis Jones on his first military leave, and stayed married to her until her death in 2007.
He is a member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, alongside athletes such as Adam Gilchrist.