Players Bouncer On Trial For Page Beating

by The Editors on September 28, 2009

Sam PageIn February 2007 surfer Sydney pro surfer Sam Page was celebrating his 21st birthday when he was allegedly beaten into a coma by a bouncer at the Player Showgirls strip club. That bouncer is now on trial, according to a story on News.com.au.

Players Showgirls bouncer Eugene White is facing trial in Southport District Court charged with causing Sam Page grievous bodily harm in February 2007. . . One witness, a Victorian tourist, would tell how he saw Page “flying through the air” and landing on concrete at the bottom of the stairs after a security guard punched him in the head.

After a stint in intensive care it was nearly a year before he got back into a surf competition. The trial continues.

[Link: News.com.au]

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