Stay safe near water

DENIS Coburn was left an incomplete quadriplegic after diving into the Murray River near Nangiloc at the age of 29.

A promising footballer, Mr Coburn broke his neck, and acquired a spinal cord injury (SCI).

Ex-Nangiloc footballer Denis Coburn, pictured with his wife Julie Coburn, is calling on residents and visitors to Mildura to stay safe when near the region’s waterways.

Ex-Nangiloc footballer Denis Coburn, pictured with his wife Julie Coburn, is calling on residents and visitors to Mildura to stay safe when near the region’s waterways.

It took almost nine minutes to revive him.

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