In 2001, he was named as St Lucia's chef of the year picking up three golds and a silver medal in local competition.
He has claimed two European golds , Olympic silver plus bronze medals at last year's world championships in Paris and the 2002 Commonwealth Games in his home city of Manchester.
This played out in the form of two golds and one silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games - the most successful medal haul ever for British rowing.
Optimistic colors - spicy reds, yellowed golds , deep blues and rich browns - feel timeless and vibrant and infuse energy into framed pieces.
Chinese gymnasts captured eight medals, including three golds , at Sydney, making them favourites in many events.
Kieren Perkins is, of course, an Olympic medallist from each of the last three Olympic Games: two golds , two silvers.
Following closely behind Romania, Germany took home two golds and two silver medals also won solely by their women's squad.
They say his medals - he ended up with three golds and a silver in Sydney - will be worth a lot of money, a substantial proportion of which he will donate to his favourite children's charity.
But, when the cameras focused on her, she tucked the bronze medals behind the three golds .
Over time the colours - greens, reds, blues and golds - become deeper, intensified by varnishing.