Nigel Aylott was an outstanding academic and sportsman.
He was Dux of Camberwell Grammar School, completed a double Honours Degree in Science (1986) and Engineering (1988) at Monash University, a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering (1994) and a Master of Business Administration (1998) also at Monash University. Whilst at university he played club hockey, played in the university orchestra, and played cornet with the Box Hill City Band. He had a distinguished 14 years career with Telstra, culminating in his appointment as Senior Integration Architecht.
Nigel began his outdoors adventure career with the Monash Bushwalking Club, and went on to State, National and International Championships in rogaining, as well as being a leader in the administration of his chosen sport.
Nigel’s sporting achievements include, World Rogaining Champion (Canada) 1998; Australian Ultra Runners of Australia – 50 mile and 50 km track champion – 5 time winner; Australian Three Peaks Race Champion – 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004; and Australian Rogaining Champion 2001 and 2002.
(1966 – 2004)