The man in the big black suit is no more, with Ian Thorpe having hung up his goggles and called time on his illustrious career. Along the way there have been countless highs and impressive performances, but the four below are our favourites.
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The inaugural pullbuoy podcast sees James Parrack guest on the show to talk about morning finals at the Beijing Olympics, James Gibson’s move to France and the benefits of training camps while our trip into the pullbuoy archive takes us back to 2003 to talk about fly kicks in breaststroke with Gibson and Ian Edmond.
Ian Thorpe confirmed what had been suspected when he announced his retirement from swimming at a press conference in Sydney overnight. The 24 year old cited a lack of motivation and a desire to move on with his life as the main reasons for his decision to end a career that has brought him … Continue Reading→
Ian Thorpe is sensationally expected to announce his retirement at a press conference due to take place in Australia on Tuesday. The 24 year old Australian, who has barely been seen competing since the Athens Olympics after a bout of illnesses and injuries, has reputedly lost his appetite for the training needed to race … Continue Reading→