Commenced Boxing at eighteen winning
the 1990 'Old Olympic Style Boxing'
Novice & Intermediate Welter Championships and boxed in
specialised boxing competitions conducted by the Australian
Academy of Boxing in October 1992.
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Action shot of Dane and Andrew Ormerod
boxing in a Golden Gloves match in 2003.
|Dane achieved the Academy's highest
*** Rating 9 ***
standard in 1995 and
the Australian Academy of Boxing
is engraved with the names of Academy Network
Boxers achieving that rating.
|Dane travelled to the UK in 1998-99
to box at his Dad's old gym the 'West Ham Boxing Club'
picking up a best boxer award and valuable boxing
West Ham Coaches
Johnny and Roy
with Dane & Award.
Dane regained his Academy Gold Cup 'Rating 9'
in 2003 after a spell out of boxing. Then blasted all the
opposition aside to win the Victorian Middleweight Boxing
Crown when he competed at the 2004 'Old Olympic Style'
Dane & Colleen with sons Alfie, Sullivan & Harry
born just three weeks after this photograph.