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You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable. ---->>>

I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are. ---->>>

When I'm in a bad mood, I don't listen. ---->>>

I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.

I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.

Peace, unity and harmony!

Peace, unity and harmony!

I'm so lucky. I have such a great support system. All I have to do is run. ---->>>

I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old. ---->>>

Money makes life easier but I don't want to be rich, not at all. ---->>>

This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope to visit Korea again if I have the chance. ---->>>

I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don't have that problem any more. ---->>>

I definitely do things on my terms, it may not seem that way but I actually do. ---->>>

I have time to breathe, time to be myself more often, I am a lot more relaxed and less guarded. ---->>>

The thing I do best is laugh. ---->>>

Between 1991 and 1997 I had really serious asthma. ---->>>

I don't agree with everything Madonna's done but she is fearless. ---->>>

I don't have a lot of regrets in my life. ---->>>

I don't like people looking at me; I hate the attention. ---->>>

I make no apologies. ---->>>

I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I'm 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running. ---->>>

Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the attention can be overwhelming for someone like me. ---->>>

I like being in the workforce; it keeps me grounded. ---->>>

I was running since I was 10. Since grade one at school people looked at me and thought, oh gosh she can really run, she's a natural. ---->>>

My last real race was at the Olympics in Sydney in 2000. ---->>>

People could see in me who I am now, an Olympic champ, the best in the world. ---->>>

With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor. ---->>>

I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it. ---->>>

I want to keep my private life private. ---->>>

I'm not a marriage expert, quite clearly. ---->>>

I lie around the floor with my cats Billy and Jazz or watch DVDs with my best friends. ---->>>

I was going to shave it. It went in two parts. I got a bob first but it kept falling all over my face. Then it was off, short. The main reason it was long was because my mother cut it short when I was little and I was trying to make up for that. ---->>>


Nationality: Australian
Born: 02-16, 1973
Birthplace: Slade Point, Mackay, Queensland
Occupation: Athlete

Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" Freeman, OAM (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian former sprinter, who specialised in the 400 metres event. She would occasionally compete in other track events, but 400m was her main event. Her personal best of 48.63 currently ranks her as the sixth fastest woman of all time, set while finishing second to Marie-Jose Perec's number-three time at the 1996 Olympics (wikipedia)