Ian Thorpe

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"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."

Olympic Legends Thorpe & Van Den Hoogenband Reunite In Sydney

Olympic swimmers Ian Thorpe and Pieter Van den Hoogenband reunite in Sydney, just one site of their several storied freestyle battles.

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Usain Bolt Says He Would Beat Aussie Icon Ian Thorpe In Swim Race

Picture this – Olympic track star Usain Bolt racing against Aussie icon Ian Thorpe in the water.

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Ledecky’s Dozen: Passes Missy For Most World Champs Golds In History

With her third consecutive 1500 free title, Katie Ledecky has passed Missy Franklin for the most gold medals in long course World Championships history, holding a dozen world titles in as many appearances.

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Happy Olympic Day: Check Out The 20 Most-Decorated Olympic Swimmers Ever

June 23 marks Olympic Day, a holiday dedicated to the Olympic movement and its three pillars: move, learn and discover. To celebrate, we’re giving swim fans a chance to move (their mouse to scroll lower down this page), learn (about the most-decorated Olympic swimmers of all-time) and discover (some swimming legends they may not have previously known).

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Swimming Australia Opens Bidding Process For Tokyo 2020

Swimming Australia is excited to announce it has opened its bidding process for the next four years of domestic events,…

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10 Olympic Swimmers as Superheroes

Being comic book fans, we had to ask who these Olympic swimmers would be if they were superheroes…

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How to Breathe in Swimming

First, I want to dispel one myth about breathing during intense exercise. In no sport does an athlete ever take a complete inhalation or expiration.

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Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers Nominated for Prestigious Don Award

Kyle Chlamers was the surprise 100 free champion at the 2016 Olympic Games, and now the teen from South Australia has been nominated for a prestigious award by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

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King Kyle has Some Fun Chatting with the Thorpedo

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers sits down with Ian Thorpe for two very different interviews…

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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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For the First Time In History, Phelps Appears Content In Defeat

For the first time ever, Michael Phelps seemed content with his swim despite not winning the race.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Anthony Ervin

Laid back, tatty’d up, and blisteringly fast, Anthony Ervin has been carving up pools worldwide over the course of his two part career. Here are 8 things you might not have known about the American sprinter.

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Dive Into the Records with Barry Revzin

Barry Revzin shares with us the world records progressions over the year, with graphs and explanations.

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Where to Watch the Olympics Around the World

Here is a list of the different broadcasters for each country that will be viewing the 2016 Olympic games.

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Tritonwear Showdown: Men’s 200 Free Gold, 2004 Athens Olympics

By the time the Olympics came to Athens in 2004, Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband were already legends in the global swimming community. Michael Phelps was a rapidly rising star…

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