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Ian Dipple : 10-January-2012
Ian Dipple : 10-January-2012

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

Lagoon is dedicated in honour of Ian Dipple, a world champion water skier who was killed in an accident in November 1999.

Location

Address:371 Marine Parade, Labrador, 4215
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.941223
Long: 153.408601
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Natural Feature
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th March, 2000
Front Inscription

IAN DIPPLE LAGOON
DEDICATED  4 MARCH 2000

This lagoon was named after Ian Dipple, in honour of the world champion water skier, who was tragically killed in a skiing accident in November 1999.  One of his greatest achievements was winning the Sydney bridge to bridge race with the use of only one arm due to a tendon injury.  This area is where Ian spent most of his time training and racing as part of his 20 years of tireless dedication towards the sport of water skiing.

This Lagoon Was Officially
Dedicated By Councillor Joe Sciacca

Source: MA
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