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Phil Durbrow

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePhilip Marshall "Phil"•Durbrow
Used namePhil•Durbrow
Born27 October 1940 in Merced, California (USA)
Measurements191 cm / 86 kg
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

Philip Durbrow rowed at U Cal Berkeley but was in the US Army at the time of the 1964 Olympics. He rowed in the heats at Tokyo, but had to be replaced in the repêchage and final because of illness. He also trained in equestrian, and was an alternate to the US team for the 1956 Olympics, but could not compete because of illness.

Durbrow later worked briefly in Hollywood as a stuntman. He also attended the University of Nebraska, after which he worked for ConAgra in various agricultural business projects around the world. He then earned a degree from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Durbrow became one of the world’s authorities on corporate and brand identity, serving as chairman and CEO of Marshall Strategy, a company he founded. He previously had been vice-chairman at Frankfurt Balkind and Landor Associates, both corporate branding companies.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1964 Summer Olympics Rowing Coxless Fours, Men Olympic United States 3 Bronze Representing United States