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British boxer, 25, drowns snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef in the course of holiday with his girlfriend 


British boxer, 25, drowns whilst snorkelling on the Excellent Barrier Reef during holiday getaway to Australia with his girlfriend

  • Cam Shaw was on holiday getaway with his girlfriend and two friends when he drowned
  • His father Rod from York explained the 25-year-outdated as a ‘strong swimmer’
  • He stop qualified boxing to come to be a ski teacher in Switzerland 

A British boxing champion has died while snorkelling in the Wonderful Barrier Reef on getaway with his girlfriend.

Cam Shaw, 25, died on Monday while checking out Queensland with his associate and two pals.

The ex-qualified boxer from York, who was also a entirely qualified ski teacher in Switzerland, was praised as a ‘gregarious, beneficial and convivial guy’ by his father Rod.

A British boxing winner has died even though snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef on holiday getaway with his girlfriend

The ex-professional boxer from York, who was also a fully qualified ski instructor in Switzerland

The ex-expert boxer from York, who was also a absolutely experienced ski instructor in Switzerland

The grief-stricken father reported the relatives ‘didn’t realise just how well-liked he was till now.’

He reported: ‘We don’t know exactly what has happened, but we know that Cam has drowned and the investigation is even now on-heading.

‘He was a potent swimmer – I taught him to swim at H2o Globe in York when he was aged two and a fifty percent and he achieved up to nine out of a feasible eleven degrees.

‘He was a in good shape lad.’

Cam gained the Novice Boxing Association’s Elite 60kg title in 2018, and the gold medal at the prestigious Hivdovre Box Cup in Denmark the year in advance of. 

He turned experienced but his profession was put on maintain because of to Covid.

His father extra: ‘He was a expert boxer and fought five fights.

‘He won them all, but then Covid struck and he had to place it to 1 side.

Cam Shaw, 25, died on Monday while visiting Queensland with his partner and two friends (pictured: Great Barrier Reef)

Cam Shaw, 25, died on Monday although viewing Queensland with his spouse and two close friends (pictured: Great Barrier Reef)

‘He went on to develop into a completely skilled ski teacher in Switzerland and he had just put in a time in New Zealand and he needed to see one particular of the 7 wonders of the environment – the Great Barrier Reef.

‘Cam excelled at everything he did and we failed to realise just how well-known he was until finally now. We have been blown absent.

‘We just realized he was a gregarious, valuable and convivial male – he threw his all into all the things he did.’

Queensland Law enforcement reported: ‘Investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding his dying, however, it is thought non-suspicious.

‘Queensland Law enforcement will get ready a report for the coroner right after the overall body of a man was located at a reef off Cairns at about midday on Monday.’

The Overseas, Commonwealth & Growth Place of work mentioned: ‘We are furnishing consular aid to the relatives of a British guy who has died in Australia.’

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