Simon Dunn dead at 35: Tributes paid to groundbreaking bobsledder who became first openly gay man to represent Australia

AUSTRALIA’s first gay bobsledder Simon Dunn has died suddenly aged just 35.

The late star’s agent, Ruby Rose management, and the police have confirmed the shock news this morning.

TwitterBobsleigh star Simon Dunn has died aged 35[/caption]

A statement from New South Wales cops read: “About 10 am on Saturday, January 21, 2023, police were called to a unit on Crown Street, Surry Hills, after reports the body of a man had been found inside.

“The body is believed to be that of the 35-year-old occupant.

“Officers from Surry Hills Police Area Command have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding his death, which is not being treated as suspicious.”

Dunn became famous for his success in bobsleigh and also played with Sydney’s gay and inclusive rugby union club, the Sydney Convicts, for over a decade.

More to follow…

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