Pauline Menczer: the bus-driving world champion's road to surfing immortality

Pauline Menczer: the bus-driving world champion's road to surfing immortality
 

The bus driver’s got a secret. Not many of the schoolkids know it, as the bus winds its way along the coast at Billinudgel, but their driver is a former world surfing champion.
Pauline Menczer, the woman who had the world at her feet back in 1993, loves her job. Living in nearby Brunswick Heads with her fiancee Samantha, she has achieved a rare measure of peace for a retired athlete.
This week on the Gold Coast, Menczer was honoured by the sport that for a long time had all but forgotten her. As 2017 WSL women’s world champion Tyler Wright and brother Owen took out the female and male... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 30
Source: Guardian
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