Culburra Local Owen Wright claims Bronze Medal at Olympic Games

Published on 28 July 2021

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Shoalhaven City Council wishes to congratulate Culburra Beach surfer and Australian Olympian Owen Wright for his outstanding performance in the inaugural surfing competition claiming a Bronze Medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.  

Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said his nail-biting performance yesterday in the surfing heats was an outstanding performance and that he has done both the Shoalhaven and Australia proud. 

“I would like to offer a massive congratulations to Owen Wright and his family, Tyler and Mikey, all local surfing legends born and bred on Shoalhaven waves – we couldn’t be prouder”, Clr Findley said.  

“As a Shoalhaven local Owen Wright is an inspiration to many in the local surfing community. We are fortunate in the Shoalhaven to enjoy a number of world-class surfing breaks, which will hopefully continue to produce future olympians”, Clr Findley said.  

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