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."

Ian Thorpe Helps Kick Off 2016 Invictus Games In Orlando

Aussie swimming legend Ian Thorpe helped kick-off the 2016 Invictus Games, a multi-sport, international competition featuring wounded, sick and injured military personnel from around the world.

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19-jähriger Australier Mack Horton schwimmt 3:41,65, 400 m Freistil

2016 HANCOCK PROSPECTING AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TRIALS) 7. bis 14. April SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre – Adelaide Australische…

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Horton Rockets To 2nd Fastest Aussie Of All Time Behind Only Thorpe

With his head-turning 400m swim tonight in Adelaide, 19-year-old Mack Horton moved way up on his storied swimming nation’s All-Time swimmers list.

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Thorpe to Announce Swimming Legends to Join Dolphins in Adelaide

Australia’s greatest Olympian Ian Thorpe was back on pool deck at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide today in the countdown to next month’s 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships – for the Race To Rio.

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Thorpe Opens Up About Depression for Huff Post’s Young Minds Matter

The goal of Young Minds Matter is to create conversation around mental and emotional health with children so they feel loved, valued and understood…

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McEvoy Keeping His Success in Perth in Perspective

“I think the success is a nice perspective on where I am with my training, but that’s it…

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World Championship Medalist McEvoy Shares Two of His Favourite Sets

Find out two of World Championships silver medalist Cameron McEvoy’s favourite sets…

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The 18th Annual Euro Meet: European Tradition, Global Swimming Impact

This year’s event, the 29th-31st of January, 2016, has already garnered entries from international superstars such as Laszlo Cseh, Mireia Belmonte, Hannah Miley and Marco Koch, with more big names on the way.

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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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