Ian Thorpe - Quotes

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I think it's better to attempt something and fail than it is to not even attempt it, so I'm glad that I've been prepared to put myself on the line there. ---->>>

I'll go for broke. Swim faster. It's not going to be easy - this whole thing was never going to be easy. ---->>>

I've enjoyed training again, I've enjoyed pushing myself in the pool and I'll keep on swimming until I feel I cannot get any more out of myself. ---->>>

For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in. ---->>>

I'm still swimming. ---->>>

The fairytale has turned into a nightmare. ---->>>

I thought I could, and thought I would, swim a lot quicker - much quicker. ---->>>

I think now I'll probably take a few days off and enjoy the competition and then sit down with a few people and work out what is next, work out what the next preparation will be and what competition will be next. ---->>>

Sometimes we question things that we have done in our lives but how many times do we question what we haven't done in someone else's. ---->>>

I'm more comfortable knowing that, chances are, I'm going to fail at this. I've become comfortable with that. ---->>>

Compared to how I have raced before and how I have competed, the success that I have had, this does look like doom compared to it. ---->>>

I've missed out on a huge goal but the desire is still there. ---->>>

Remember to do the things you enjoy away from swimming, regularly. ---->>>

When I started this I wanted to get back in the pool, I wanted to race and I wanted to go to the Olympics. I still want to do all of those things. ---->>>

I'm disappointed that I really haven't been able to race in a way that is reflective of the amount of work that I have done and how I have trained. But I don't regret giving this a go. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Australian
Born: 10-13, 1982
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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Occupation: Athlete
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Ian James Thorpe, OAM (born 13 October 1982) is an Australian swimmer who specialises in freestyle, but also competes in backstroke and the individual medley. He has won five Olympic gold medals, the most won by any Australian, and with three gold and two silver medals, was the most successful athlete at the 2000 Summer Olympics (wikipedia)