Rowers ride for Telethon

9 November 2004

On Tuesday, 2nd November David McGowan (04) and Ben Cureton (04) set off from Kalgoorlie in the early hours of morning to begin their journey to Perth.

That’s right rode... David and Ben better known for their skills in the boat cycled from Kalgoorlie to Perth, 620km (without support) to raise money for Telethon.

38 hours later the boys rode into Perth and had managed to raise $2,500 along the way.

Congratulations guys!

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