After a disappointing performance at the London Olympics and even more disappointing behavioural problems, the brass within Swimming Australia decided…
When Ian Thorpe decided to return to the pool in February of 2011 his intial goal was to qualify for…
“Michael’s path to greatness was sealed when he lost to Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband in Athens in the 200 freestyle. It proved Michael was fearless, unshakable.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)
Swim News: “A thorough biography of Ian Thorpe’s life and career was completed in 2004 by Greg Hunter, so what’s left to learn?” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)
Swim News: “In London, Coutts won gold in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay, three silver medals in the 200 individual medley, 4×200 freestyle relay and the 4×100 medley relay, and a bronze in the 100 butterfly.” (Swim Photo Credit: SPR)
Swim News: “Aussie Swimmers, historically, have fared well in the Olympic biz. Not anymore.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
…and Gary lets him know. Again. And again. Come read, you’ll hate it!
Sun Yang wins China’s first Aquatic gold medal in London
David and Gary unlock the secrets of why Google fills in “Gary Hall Jr” with…
He won’t get a trophy, but Michael Phelps receives a huge honor from the London transport system
Stephanie Rice qualified in the 200 IM, which means either Seebohm our Coutts had to be left out… (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ian Thorpe’s final attempt at the London Olympic Team was derailed from the very first step.
Thorpe didn’t move on in the 200 free, but Kylie Palmer (pictured) gave a big thrill with a new National Record.
Australia’s Ian Thorpe has advanced, at least one small step, closer to his goal of making the 2012 London Olympic Team…