Ian Thorpe Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Ian Thorpe Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I think it's better to attempt something and fail than

I think it’s better to attempt something and fail than it is to not even attempt it, so I’m glad that I’ve been prepared to put myself on the line there.
Ian Thorpe
When I started this I wanted to get back in the pool, I wanted to race and I wanted to go to the Olympics. I still want to do all of those things.
Ian Thorpe
I’m still swimming.
Ian Thorpe
I’m disappointed that I really haven’t been able to race in a way that is reflective of the amount of work that I have done and how I have trained. But I don’t regret giving this a go.
Ian Thorpe
The fairytale has turned into a nightmare.
Ian Thorpe
I’ve missed out on a huge goal but the desire is still there.
Ian Thorpe
I think now I’ll probably take a few days off and enjoy the competition and then sit down with a few people and work out what is next, work out what the next preparation will be and what competition will be next.
Ian Thorpe
I’m disappointed that I really haven’t been able to race in a way that is reflective of the amount of work that I have done and how I have trained. But I don’t regret giving this a go.
Ian Thorpe
Remember to do the things you enjoy away from swimming, regularly.
Ian Thorpe
I’m more comfortable knowing that, chances are, I’m going to fail at this. I’ve become comfortable with that.
Ian Thorpe
I’ve enjoyed training again, I’ve enjoyed pushing myself in the pool and I’ll keep on swimming until I feel I cannot get any more out of myself.
Ian Thorpe
When I started this I wanted to get back in the pool, I wanted to race and I wanted to go to the Olympics. I still want to do all of those things.
Ian Thorpe
I think it’s better to attempt something and fail than it is to not even attempt it, so I’m glad that I’ve been prepared to put myself on the line there.
Ian Thorpe
I think now I’ll probably take a few days off and enjoy the competition and then sit down with a few people and work out what is next, work out what the next preparation will be and what competition will be next.
Ian Thorpe
For myself, losing is not coming second. It’s getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I’ve been in.
Ian Thorpe
Compared to how I have raced before and how I have competed, the success that I have had, this does look like doom compared to it.
Ian Thorpe
I thought I could, and thought I would, swim a lot quicker – much quicker.
Ian Thorpe
Compared to how I have raced before and how I have competed, the success that I have had, this does look like doom compared to it.
Ian Thorpe
I’m more comfortable knowing that, chances are, I’m going to fail at this. I’ve become comfortable with that.
Ian Thorpe
The fairytale has turned into a nightmare.
Ian Thorpe
I’m still swimming.
Ian Thorpe
Sometimes we question things that we have done in our lives but how many times do we question what we haven’t done in someone else’s.
Ian Thorpe