Australian Canoeing was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of 1972 and 1976 Olympian and Australian Champion, Dennis Heussner
Dennis won 14 Australian canoeing titles, 15 NSW titles and represented Australia in canoeing at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972 and Montreal in 1976.
To add to his impressive accolades, he received the Australian Sports Medal in 2000 and was inducted into the NSW Sporting Hall of Champions and Surf Life Saving Australia’s Sporting Hall of Fame.
In 2009 Dennis was awarded an OAM for services to Surf Life Saving and Canoeing
Dennis passed away July 6, 2012.
Our thoughts are with his Family and Friends.
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