Life Members > 1995 L.M.Buchan

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Leigh Buchan

Elected Life Member 1995

One of the club’s most successful competitors, winning 13 State Championships in the beach arena, including a record six consecutive Open Beach Sprints from 1977 to 1982. Leigh was unlucky not to win Australian gold in the Open Beach Relay in 1980, coming down with injury in the semi-finals.

Since the 1990′s, Leigh has been one of the clubs most successful coaches, with competitors winning many Australian and World Championship medals.

Leigh was Assistant Secretary in 1985-86 and 1986-87, and Patrol Officer in 1980-81 and 1981-82.

In 2002, Leigh was inducted into the Surf Life Saving Western Australia Sporting Hall of Fame.