Ben Ainslie at the Sydney Olympic Games
I quickly appreciate the talents of Ben Anslie; talents he continues to live up to.
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Exhibited at the European Parliament, May 2011
Given Ben Ainslie’s growing reputation, most decorated sailing Olympian, America’s Cup etc, and his full co operation with this painting, this marine painting has to be a real collector’s item, what do you think? Painted in oils by Gordon Frickers measuring 76 x 101 cms (30″ x 40″), available.
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Ben Ainslie and Gordon Frickers co-operated closely to produce this unique Olympic Games action portrait of Ben Ainslie at the Sydney Olympic Games in a Laser sail boat on his way to win his first of 4 gold medals for sailing.
Dark days, a divorce I did not want, the blackest period of my life, consequently I missed the best opportunity to sell this unique action portrait painting, it remains rarely used in my collection, unsold.
Ben Ainslie was elected ISAF World Sailor of the Year in 1998, 2002 and 2008.
Ben has since then distinguished himself in many ways and acquired a well earned knighthood, congratulations Sir Ben Ainslie.
Ben Ainslie and Gordon Frickers received support and assistance on the water from members of Restronguet S.C.
Our particular thanks to all at RSC in particular Eddie Shelton who trained Ben to win his first world title in the Optimist class.
Gordon Frickers lived 5 years in Falmouth and much longer in Cornwall and is a former RYA sailing Instructor and racing coach.
Ben Ainslie continues to build a distinguished career; his Laser has ‘retired’ to Falmouth Maritime Museum, an outstation of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
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