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Ian Thorpe

Greg Hunter

Ian Thorpe

the biography

by Greg Hunter

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Published by Macmillan in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Thorpe, Ian, 1982-,
    • Swimmers -- Australia -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGreg Hunter.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV838.T47 H86 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 404 [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3464699M
      ISBN 10140503632X
      LC Control Number2005434805
      OCLC/WorldCa61749023


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He decided to take up swimming so that he would not be bored. But Ian, who would later become one of the greatest swimmers the world has ever known, had to first over come an allergy to chlorine. By the age of 11, Ian had outgrown the : In his first cookbook, Ian Thorpe shares the recipes that keep him fit, as well as his philosophy on diet gathered from nutrition experts throughout his years of sporting success.

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Ian Thorpe failed to make the Australian team, but began his transition to being a television personality. The documentary was produced for the ABC by FINCH in association with Matchbox Pictures. ReferencesDirected by: Gregor Jordan.

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