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'Ian Thorpe's achievements in the water are nothing short of phenomenal. He has won a record-holding eleven World Championship titles and ten Commonwealth Games gold medals. He has broken twenty-two world records and won five gold, three silver and one bronze Olympic medals. Having been under the spotlight since he was a young teenager, Thorpe retired from competitive swimming in 2006 because of the intense pressure he felt, but six years later he decided to make a hugely publicised comeback. Ian is one of the world's most successful sportsmen, but it is the way he has managed his triumphs and his commitment to helping others that have earned him respect and admiration internationally. Thorpe's autobiography follows him all the way from his childhood in Sydney right up to the build-up to London 2012.This is a man who has had highs and lows away from the pool, who has led an extraordinary life of an elite athlete that most of us will never know, and who has the courage to come back and stake his claim for the ultimate goal once more.' Source: http://books.simonandschuster.com.au/ (Sighted 20/08/2012).

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    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simon and Schuster Australia , 2012 .
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      Extent: 320p.
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      • Published August 2013
      ISBN: 9781471101229 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Thorpe Tells His Story Straight Gary Smith , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 December 2012; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Ian Thorpe : This is Me Robert Wainwright , Ian Thorpe , 2012 single work biography
Thorpedo Memoir to Tell All Jonathon Moran , Caroline Marcus , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 19 August 2012; (p. 31)
Thorpe Tells His Story Straight Gary Smith , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 December 2012; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Ian Thorpe : This is Me Robert Wainwright , Ian Thorpe , 2012 single work biography
Thorpedo Memoir to Tell All Jonathon Moran , Caroline Marcus , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 19 August 2012; (p. 31)
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