2016 September Meeting Barbara Kendall


Barbara Kendall MBE

For our September meeting, Capital Property Investors Association is pleased to host Barbara Kendall MBE as the evenings guest speaker.  

Barbara is totally no stranger to New Zealanders, as a board sailor she won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, silver medal in 1996 (in Atlanta, Georgia), and a bronze medal in 2000 (in Sydney) Kendall finished 5th at the 2004 Games in Athens and sixth at the 2008 Games in Beijing. She was the first, and as of 2008, only woman from New Zealand to compete at five Olympic Games.

Since officially retiring from competitive board sailing in May 2010, Barbara was elected an IOC member in July 2011 and now sits on the IOC Athletes Commission, Woman and Sport Commission and Sport and the Environment Commission.

Barbara through her career in sport has shown true dedication to be a top achiever and have big goals to focus on drives success.  For us the evening will not only but motivational, Barbara does own investment property. 

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