Dawn started to help fundraise for charity's in the community after she stopped swimming. She became a mentor of the disabled Australian Olympics and still is. She has helped the community in raising funds in many different ways. She is a member of Cerebral Palsy sports association, Patron of wheelchair sports association, Vice President of world association of Olympic winners, while supports local sporting clubs such as West Tigers.
Fraser's greatest victory happened in 1964, against the odds, when she came back to win in Tokyo after a car accident that killed her mother and seriously injured her neck and spine. Such was her dominance of the 100m freestyle that she held the world record for 16 years.
Tim Konz and Dawn brainstormed two of the most successful limited pieces of memorabilia whilst on her farm years ago. This is where her major fundraiser began. Now fundraising events all over Australia can benefit from these wonderful collages. Dawn Fraser memorabilia produces more significant funds for the beneficiary than any item Dawn has ever autographed. She has also been a contestant on 'Celebrity apprentice' in order to raise money for the Sunshine Coast Riding Disabled association.
Dawn Fraser is an Australian icon and is remained as one of Australia's best-loved identities. She is one of Australia's best iconic figure in Australian sporting history. Dawn has been a great Ambassador for both Australia and the Olympic movement over the last four decades. She has held and broken 41 records, been inducted into the Australian Sports Hall Of Fame, Honored Australian sports person of the year and has achieved a lot more other things that demonstrate Australian identity.
Dawn Fraser’s sporting accomplishments are unlikely to be repeated in swimming or any other sport. She is an international phenomenon, here are some of her major achievements • 1955 Dawn won her first Australian title, • Won two more gold medals at the 1958 Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, • Won four gold medals at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, • Won two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics, • Won a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics, • Won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer…
Dawn Fraser is Australia's greatest Olympian who's swimming career has stretched out for 15 years. She was born in the Sydney suburb of Balmain and is the youngest of eight children. Dawn is defined as the finest female sprint swimmer.