Simon Dunn Death – On Saturday 21st January 2023, Australian, Bobsleigh Athlete Columnist Rugby Player Simon Dunn sadly passed away. He died at the age of 35 leaving behind family and loved ones devastated and shock. According to information, at approximately ten o’clock in the morning, police were called to an apartment on Crown Street in the Surry Hills neighborhood after receiving reports that the body of a man had been found inside. As at the time of this report, the cause of his death has not been confirmed.
Simon Dunn Birth and Early Life
In Wollongong, which is located to the south of Sydney, Simon Dunn spent his childhood playing rugby league. As he struggled with his own sexuality and the life he led in sport, he decided to give up the one thing in his life that he could control: sports. After coming back into the sport he loves later in life, he became a member of the Sydney Convicts Rugby club and played for the team. While Dunn was in Canada to advance his playing career and working at the Canadian Sports Institute gym, he was presented with the opportunity to try out for the Australian bobsleigh squad.
He was the first out gay guy to ever represent his country in a sporting event because he was selected for this team and given the opportunity to compete for his nation. Despite the fact that he announced his retirement from bobsleigh in November of 2016, he competed in the sport. After that, he moved to London, United Kingdom, and joined the Kings Cross Steelers rugby team.
Simon Dunn Career
Dunn was also nominated for the Australian LGBTI Awards Sports Personality of the Year in both 2018 and 2019, and he was placed on the shortlist for both years. He has been a writer for a number of online publications, including the online editions of Attitude, Gay Times, and DNA magazines. More recently, he has been a columnist for GuysLikeU and Gays with Kids. In the year 2020, Simon made his debut in the acting world by playing the lead role in the music video for Greg Gould and Inaya Day’s hit “Love Like This.” This video was produced for the Global Pride 2020 campaign.
Dunn made the announcement in July 2021 that he would be returning to bobsleigh and that he planned to compete for Australia at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. He started training with the Australian team in September 2021, competing in both 2man and 4man events in Whistler.
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