Sydney 2000, Act One, Scene One: Ian Thorpe
SwimVortex.comSydney 2000, Act One, Scene One: Ian Thorpe Heralds Arrival With Two Towering GoldsSwimVortex.comSeventeen years ago to this day, Ian Thorpe led a celebration of extraordinary swimming and events on the opening night of finals at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. It was the Games that also brought us Eric the Eel, as named by Craig Lord. While the ...
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 10:41 pm
Why legalising marriage equality is so
9HoneyWhy legalising marriage equality is so important to Ian Thorpe9HoneyIan Thorpe was catapulted to fame as a swimming champion. Now, he's championing a cause close to his heart: the legalisation of same sex marriage. The 34-year-old has thrown his support behind the 'Yes' campaign, as voting forms for the marriage ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 5:09 pm
Usain Bolt Says He Would Beat Aussie Icon
SwimSwamUsain Bolt Says He Would Beat Aussie Icon Ian Thorpe In Swim RaceSwimSwamWhile at an 'Optus Speed Of Bolt' party event in Sydney, Australia over the weekend, Olympic icons Ian Thorpe and recently retired track star Usain Bolt were speaking to the crowd when Bolt decided to throw out his hypothetical racing predictions.
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 4:22 pm
Usain Bolt declares he can swim faster than
Daily TelegraphUsain Bolt declares he can swim faster than Ian Thorpe, leaving the VIP crowd shockedDaily TelegraphFastest man in the world Usain Bolt left VIP fans shocked as he declared he could beat Ian Thorpe in a swimming race. Picture: Jakob de Zwart. “First of all, I can swim faster than you,” Bolt said, leaving the crowd of 400 VIPs at the Optus Speed Of ...and more »
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 7:08 am
Pieter van den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe
Swimming World MagazinePieter van den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe Reunite in Sydney 17 Years After Legendary RaceSwimming World MagazineVan den Hoogenband spent most of the day on Thursday with old rival Ian Thorpe in Sydney. “The last time was in Eindhoven when I retired after the Beijing Olympics (in 2008),'' the Flying Dutchman told The Australian. “Ian flew in as a surprise special ...
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 1:27 pm
Chalfont St Giles church to celebrate 10th
The church was founded in 2005 by a group of Christians who were looking for a different type of church in the village, and they asked Rev Ian Thorpe to lead it. Meetings are designed to be more like a social gathering at a café than a traditional church ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Swimming: After this, the big time
The field here includes youngsters like American Michael Andrew and Australian Kyle Chalmers, who some are already saying possess the talent of Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe, respectively. The championships is set to be the second of four high-profile ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Early morning swim sessions was a good idea
It is hard to believe it has been almost fifteen years since the then seventeen-year-old Ian Thorpe donned that famous full body black suit and took out the 400m Freestyle on home turf. In recent times Australia has not enjoyed quite the success as we did ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:39 pm
Grin and bare it
Unencumbered flesh is the subject of Bare: Degrees of Undress at Canberra’s National Portrait Gallery. LGBTI celebrities, including Ian Thorpe, Carlotta and Leigh Bowery, feature prominently. Exhibition curator Penelope Grist tells the Star Observer she ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:49 am
Legs for days! Supermodel Joan Smalls
Cheyenne Tozzi and Ian Thorpe arrived at the event together, while Zac Stenmark left twin brother Jordan at home and Miss Universe Australia Monika Radulovic also attended solo. Fashion bloggers Kate Waterhouse and Margaret Zhang caught up on the red ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:51 pm