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3-Time Olympian Brendan Hansen won the bronze medal for Team USA in the Men's 100m Breaststroke. He talks about how this bronze medal has brought him aroud full circle, after deciding to come out of retirement to try one last time to get on the medal stand.
In her early teens, Dana was diagnosed with Long QT syndrome - a career ending condition for many athletes. In this episode she reflects on having the determination to keep swimming and keep her dreams of being a champion alive.
2-Time Olympian Dana Vollmer won the gold medal for Team USA in the Women's 100m Butterfly finals. After missing the 2008 Olympic team, Dana Vollmer came into London with her sights set on the gold medal. She talks about her technique and training for the London Olympic Games.
Look, Ian Thorpe Is A Dandy…"swimmer took in the men's Olympic basketball match between France and the US with an unknown mate at the weekend. When asked about the Aussie Olympic uniforms this week, Thorpe said he was "hardly a fashion expert" but liked them." (Herald Sun) "They're just four days old but already the Olympics have sparked lively debate on the value of thoughts and opinions being offered by our TV presenters and accompanying former sports stars. From Ian Thorpe's enthusiasm.." (Wales Online) "Thorpedo misses the medals as his TV look baffles the Brits. SWIMMER Ian Thorpe's linguistic tics and choice of clothing have left British viewers baffled after his surprise appearance on TV screens as a commentator on the Olympics. The five-time Olympic gold medallist is anchoring commentary for the BBC beside the footballer-turned-broadcaster Gary Lineker for what is believed to be $10,000 a day fee." (Brisbane Times)
Look, he looks and sounds good to me. Plus, I think that sweater is swell.