Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Coast Boxer Gets a Shout-Out from Danny Green

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Coast Boxer Gets a Shout-Out from Danny Green

Article excerpt

IT'S not every day you get on Facebook to find a shout-out from your biggest idol.

But that's exactly what has happened to Sunshine Coast lad Sam Cameron-Hands.

The Pomona boxer went online to find a video of World Champion Danny Green telling him to "never give up".

"I was a bit shocked to see that Danny was there at first," Cameron-Hands said.

"But when I watched it I was so happy to see someone who knows what the struggles of the sport are giving such good advice."

The video was taken by friend Simon Harder. Mr Harder said he was at work at Hastings St restaurant Bistro C when Green came in for a corporate dinner.

"I know about Sam's boxing dreams so I approached Danny and asked for a shout-out," he said.

"He was more than happy. He seemed really interested in Sam's story.

"Really top bloke."

Cameron-Hands said the video had motivated him.

In the video, Green tells Cameron-Hands to "keep slugging" and never listen to any "dream killers". …

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