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Nick Dean interviewed by Mick Fogarty in the Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project
Bib ID 6257629
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [spoken word]
Author
Dean, Nick, 1952-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2013 May 16 
1 sound file (approximately 112 min.) 
Series

Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Nick Dean talks about his family; growing up in Adelaide; his father, born and learnt to ski in India; his great-great grandfather, founder of the Norwood Football Club; his two sons, ski teachers; his daughter, dance teacher; his business and leisure interests; United Way charity; becoming a ski school director at Perisher Valley; returning to Adelaide; being a consultant to Colliers International; the Dean family wine business; being the chair of Project Wine Pty Ltd; establishing an Australian ski instructors association; Lend Lease Corporation; founding the Australian Disabled Skiers Federation and their goals; British Colombia; Ron Finneran; Australian Ski Federation; government funding; writing the first manual for the Australian Professional Ski Instructors on coaching disabled skiers; Graeme Morris, coach of the Australian Winter Olympics, 1992; his involvement in 10 Winter and Summer Paralympic Games; the Australian Paralympic Committee; Michael Milton and Michael Norton; the Australian Paralympic Federation; the management of disability sport; the Sydney 2000 Paralympics; the London Games; International Paralympic Committee; the significance of Skiing Australia Award for Outstanding Service; elite athletes within the sport; public attitudes; media coverage; benefits of disability; the role of government; sponsorship; his roles in fundraising.

Notes

The Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project is a joint project being conducted by the National Library of Australia and the Australian Paralympic Committee.

Recorded on 16 May 2013 in Adelaide, South Australia.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 pages) 
Subjects Dean, Nick, 1952- -- Interviews.  |  Australian Paralympic Committee -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Paralympic Games.  |  Athletes with disabilities -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Sports for people with disabilities -- Australia.
Occupation Sports administrators.  |  Sportsmen and sportswomen.
Other authors/contributors Fogarty, Mick, Interviewer  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Paralympic Committee

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