He's arguably the best rower in the world, winning a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, as well as at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
He won four consecutive World Rowing Championship gold medals and set two world best times.
In the 2013 New Year Honours, He was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to rowing.
In 2018 the International Rowing Federation awarded him the Thomas Keller Medal for his outstanding international rowing career. It is the sport's highest honour
Eric Murray was Simon and Phil's guest for this weeks Six and a Song.