Bar Karate - the Sailing Podcast Ep120 John Bertrand Iconic Australian Sailor
Bar Karate - The Sailing Podcast
Published 8 August 2021We chat to John Bertrand.Olympic medallist in the Finn class, World Champion in the Etchells class and of course Americas Cup winner as skipper of Australia 2. John also has just retired from his role as President and Chairman of Swimming Australia, driving the change from London Olympics to this Olympics.#barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #barkarateconversations #olympicsailing #worldsailingofficial #americascup #north_sails #aussailingteam #austsail #swimmingaustralia #australiansportshalloffame
High Performing Teams, Leadership And Flow In Slow Motion - John Bertrand AO
Flow Seekers by Blue Derby Pods Ride
Welcome back! We are so excited to share with you our second podcast interview, this time with the incredibly worthy, John Bertrand AO. For many of you, John will need no introduction as he famously skippered Australia II to victory in the 1983 America’s Cup ending a 132-year winning streak by the Americans. Further to this John is an Olympian, has authored a number of books, was chairperson of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame and The Alannah and Madeline Foundation, and President of Swimming Australia. He was also awarded an Order of Australia medal in 2016. John's life achievements, some of which are listed above, have borne the result of a deep understanding of flow state, both theoretically and practically. In addition to his own experience of flow state, during this podcast John speaks about flow state in relation to high performing teams and leadership. Listen to this podcast to:learn about how flow state links to high performing teams;learn about how leadership can influence flow state;hear how John Bertrand has experienced flow state in slow motion, and;understand how there is no place for ‘oh f***’ moments in life.Enjoy!Tara, Steve and The Pods Ride CrewLearn more about Blue Derby Pods Ride here.
Episode 66, “The Search for Perfection” In this inspiring conversation, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks again to John Bertrand AO, international sportsman, Olympic medallist and world champion. John famously skippered Australia II to win the 1983 America’s Cup, which was voted as the finest team performance in 200 years of Australian sport by The Confederation of Australian Sport. He is currently Chair of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame and previously President of Swimming Australia.As we all look to leadership to help us navigate past the new normal, John returns to the show to share a glimpse into a world beyond the elastic limitations of the rules, with a particular focus on high performance – both as an individual and as part of a team. We learn what it takes to deliver on the biggest stage, from the thousands of hours of perfect practice to the mentality required to perform in the moment. In this inspiring discussion, Greg and John dig deep and discuss the profound impact of a true leader in lifting their team, their organisation and the country.
Team Spirit Is a One-Way Street | John Bertrand AO
In Episode 56, “Team Spirit Is a One-Way Street”, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks to John Bertrand AO, international sportsman, Olympic medallist and world champion. John famously skippered the winged keel Australia II to victory to win the 1983 America’s Cup, breaking 132 years of American domination. The Confederation of Australian Sport voted the victory as the finest team performance in 200 years of Australian sport. He is currently Chair of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame and previously President of Swimming Australia and Chair of the Alannah and Madeline Children’s Foundation.In a captivating conversation, John looks back on the historic day Australia won the America’s Cup: the lead-up to it, having to overcome a 3-1 deficit and drawing the courage, conviction and cunning to conquer the Americans. An engineer by background, he draws on the importance of embracing technology and innovation, having the trust and vision together with the mental toughness in building high-performing teams in pursuit of excellence. Finally, John and Greg discuss leadership, from the deck to the Boardroom, and we find out what’s next in John’s illustrious career.
What an amazing show with John Bertrand AO to chat about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper, the Olympics both in 1972 and then 1976 where he won bronze, his mentors, his teammates, his youth, the psychology of winning and of course what he is up to now including being President […]
The road ahead for the Australian Olympic swimming team! Tokyo 2021 - John Bertrand AO
Rotary Melbourne Podcast
Survive, revive, thrive - The road ahead for the Australian Olympic swimming team! Tokyo 2021John Bertrand AO, International Sportsman, Businessman and PhilanthropistHe is the Australian who skippered the winged keel Australia 2 to victory over Dennis Connor’s Liberty to win the 1983 America's Cup, breaking 132 years of American domination and in the process, breaking the longest-running record in the history of modern sport.The Confederation of Australian Sport voted the Australia 2 victory as the “greatest team performance in 200 years of Australian sport”.A World Champion and Olympic bronze medalist, John represented Australia in five America's Cups and two Olympic Games.Within the world of the America’s Cup, he was involved in all areas of activity from skipper of Australia 2 to chairman of oneAustralia. Over his business career, he established successful business’s in the marine, property and digital media industries.He is chairman of the Prime Ministers Alannah and Madeline children’s Foundation. The foundation is a world leader in anti-bullying and cybersafety programs within Australian schools.John is also chairman of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, whose members include Sir Don Bradman, Herb Elliot, Dawn Fraser, Rod Laver.In 2008 John was named Melbournian of the Year and in 2011 he received Monash University’s Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award. Both awards were received for his philanthropic and community leadership.He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Monash University and a Master of Science from MIT in Boston.He is a Vice Chancellor Professorial Fellow of Monash University. This year he launch’s a new high level Leadership Series for Monash University benchmarking Australia’s most successful leaders from within politics, commerce, technology, military and sport.John continues to compete at the highest levels including winning the 2010 World Etchells class sailing championships.