Michael Klim, a triple Australian Olympian became a six-times Olympic medallist securing the gold medals alongside Australian swimming teammates in the 4x200m and 4x100m freestyle events at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Michael also secured two silver medals at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, a further silver in a 4x200m freestyle relay in Athens and at the Atlanta 1996 Olympics. Michael and his teammates picked up the Bronze Medal in the 4X 100m medley relay.
In addition to all this Olympic success Michael also set world records, a 100m Butterfly, a 100m Freestyle and he was named the Male Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine in 1997.
During this episode you’ll hear Michael shares around the importance of innovation, innovating his stroke with the famous windmill swimming action that he became so renowned for. Michael shares the 3R’s that underpinned his approach to his swimming. Pillars of wisdom gleaned from his years of success in the pool that apply to life. The importance of clarity of mind for racing and training, a love affair with bananas and muffins.
Michael survives the physical performance round and issues a physical challenge of the week and it all starts with Michael encouraging us around how to deal with uncertainty and persevere through difficult times.
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