Ian Thorpe, wasted talent, old bastards proved right

There’s nothing worse than an old fat bastard giving you the “I told you so” treatment, but here I go….. When you live on an island, it’s a good idea to learn how to swim. That’s why all kids in an Australian school are encouraged to take swimming lessons from a very young age. In fact, most kids are old hands at swimming by the time school lessons come around. There are swimming classes at local pools for toddlers and plenty of parents chuck their kids in at the deep end while they’re still in nappies. Ian Thorpe is/was one […]

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