Dean Barker grew up on Auckland's North Shore and sailed from an early age, starting out in Optimist and P Class boasts before graduating to 470s and Lasers.
Dean Barker was educated at Westlake Boys High School. Barker married former New Zealand hockey representative and Olympian Mandy Smith in February 2004.Read more
Dean's Games History
Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004
Races 3:27 (20th)Races 3:12 (12th)Races 3:24Races 2:50Races 3:19Final Race 2:09 (10th)Races 5:33 (19th)Races OCS (21st)Races 2:03Races 1:59Races 1:22