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Issue Details: First known date: 2024... 2024 KLIM
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'KLIM, the moving autobiography from Michael Klim, delves into the life of the legendary swimmer, exploring his triumphs, challenges and extraordinary resilience in and beyond the swimming lanes.

'As one of Australia's most celebrated athletes, Michael Klim's impact extends far beyond the pool. Klim's journey to greatness began with his early years in Poland before his family immigrated to Australia. From a young age, Klim displayed an extraordinary talent for swimming, honing his skills through rigorous training and competition. He burst onto the international scene in the late 1990s, becoming a dominant force in butterfly and freestyle events.

'His crowning moment came at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where he captured the hearts of millions with his gold medal performances and world record-breaking swims. Klim's success continued on the world stage, earning numerous medals at World Championships and Commonwealth Games, solidifying his status as one of the greatest swimmers of his generation.

'Beyond his athletic achievements, Klim's personal life has been equally compelling. His transition to entrepreneurship and family life provides insight into the challenges and rewards of life beyond the pool. In recent years, he has faced significant health struggles, including battles with injury and a life-altering autoimmune disorder. Yet, through determination and perseverance, Klim has emerged stronger, embracing his experiences as opportunities for growth and self-discovery.

'KLIM offers readers an eye-opening account of Michael Klim's extraordinary life, highlighting the enduring legacy of a true sporting icon. From the heights of Olympic glory to the depths of personal adversity, Klim's story serves as a testament to the power of perseverance, passion, and the human spirit.' (Publication summary)

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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2024 .
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      Extent: 288p.
      • Published August 2024
      ISBN: 9780733651618
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