Hall Of Fame

Dennis Blunden
Dennis Blunden
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Arts, theatre and literature
1936 - 2009

Originally from Queensland, Dennis Blunden lived in Maitland for 39 years. He became one of Australia’s premier cyclists and won club, state and Australian titles. He improved with age, won world titles as a veteran and was named NSW Veteran Cyclist of the Year. Dennis was a level one coach and was president of Newcastle Velodrome Trust for 10 years. He was Maitland Senior Sportsman of the Year in 2006 and Newcastle Senior Sportsman of the Year in 2007.