Archive | August, 2004

Athletes Olympic Creed

This is the Athletes Olympic Creed that I put on my door at the Olympic village : Real winners have learned… the most important goal, whether you win or lose, is to always do your best not to quit, no matter how hard the going gets not to blame others, for you will lose the […]

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Hanson Wins Silver in Athens

After two failed attempts to make the Australian Olympic Team in 1996 and 2000, Nunawading Swimming Club’s Brooke Hanson powered her way onto the 2004 Olympic Team and then powered her way to a silver medal behind China’s Xuejuan Luo in the Womens 100m Breaststroke in Athens. “I can’t believe I have hung in there […]

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Brooke’s Athens Diary

Finally my life long journey to the Olympic Games is about to begin. The time between the Telstra Olympic Team Selection Trials and the eve of departure for the Games has flown by and to think I’m only three-and-a-half weeks away from the biggest swimming carnival of my life – the worlds ultimate sporting event. […]

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