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."

2015 Swammy Awards: Mitch Larkin, Male Oceania Swimmer of the Year

Mitch Larkin had an outstanding 2015 winning both the 100 and 200 backstroke at the World Championships in Kazan…

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Australia’s Cameron McEvoy Breaks Thorpe’s 15-year Old SCM Record

Cameron McEvoy breaks Ian Thorpe’s 15-year old short course 200m freestyle record.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 A Thorpe and Le Clos BBQ

Chad Le Clos (above) welcomed Ian Thorpe over for a BBQ.

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Ian Thorpe Wants To Have A Barbecue At Chad Le Clos’ House

While Chad Le Clos has been in the news lately for getting all up in Michael Phelps’ grill, it appears that his grill might be busy in the near future.

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Official Who DQ’d the ‘Thorpedo’ Speaks Out on Controversial Ordeal

Remembering when Ian Thorpe was disqualified at the 2004 Australian Olympic Trials, the official who made the call speaks publicly on the incident.

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At age 30, Michael Phelps’ impact on swimming already profound

In honor of Michael Phelps’ 30th birthday, take a look back at the impact he’s already had on the sport of swimming.

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Think you know Ian Thorpe? Watch this video and learn a lot more

This swimming video profile is long, but worth watching to dive deep on Ian Thorpe history, hearing it from the man himself.

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Swimming Breaks Through List of Australia’s Most-Watched TV Broadcasts

Forget The Beatles and “Star Wars”…it’s Grant Hackett who ranks higher on Australia’s most-watched TV shows from the 20th centry.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay in Television Interview

Ian Thorpe, revered as one of the greatest swimmers in history (he’s on anybody’s short list of 5), has revealed…

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Ian Thorpe Out Of Rehab; Will Be At Commonwealth Games In July

After a rough couple of months for Ian Thorpe, he has officially been released from rehab and is expected to…

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Australia’s Rising Swim Stars Descend on Westwave Aquatic Centre

Australia’s next generation of swimmers will descend on the Westwave Aquatic Centre in Auckland, New Zealand this week for the…

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14 Year Old Johannes Hintze Swims Second-Fastest Time In History For The 400 IM

14 year old Johannes Hintze recorded an astonishing time of 4:23.63 in the men’s 400 IM becoming the second-fastest 14 year old to ever swim the event…

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Australia Announces Rosters for Jr. Pan Pacs, Oceania Championships

Swimming Australia has announced a 42-swimmer roster for the 2014 Junior Pan Pac Championships that will run from August 28th…

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