From the basketball court to the sea: Ex-coach among masters medallists

Justine McCullagh-Beasy
Updated February 12 2024 - 2:14pm, first published 2:11pm
Warrnambool surf boat crew members Gary Askew, Toby Pettigrew, Xavier Thornton, Alex Gynes and Leigh Kane. Picture supplied
Warrnambool surf boat crew members Gary Askew, Toby Pettigrew, Xavier Thornton, Alex Gynes and Leigh Kane. Picture supplied

A FORMER Big V basketballer trying his luck in a new sport and "one of the best female paddlers Victoria has seen" won gold for Warrnambool at the Victorian masters surf life saving championships.

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Justine McCullagh-Beasy

Justine McCullagh-Beasy

Sports journalist

Sports journalist with an interest in feature reporting. Email: justine.mc@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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