This swimming video profile is long, but worth watching to dive deep on Ian Thorpe history, hearing it from the man himself.
Ian Thorpe may never swim again after his shoulder replacement surgery.
Was he a good student? Was he artistic? Apparently he was a great student.
Learn about his parents, and how they raised him. More importantly listen to Ian’s philosophy on the role of swim parents…what they should and should not do.
Ian wants a family. What kind of dad does Ian think he’ll be?
Does Ian want his kids to be a swimmers?
Does Ian think he grew up too quickly?
Does Ian miss the rush of competition? Does he still want it?
Meet Ian’s boxing coach.
If you’re a swim fan, just watch the video. You’ll appreciate it and learn more about a great swimming champion.