My mind is pretty made up that life for Cathy Freeman will be as an unmarried woman from now on.
When I'm in a bad mood, I don't listen.
I felt so full of gratitude and humility that I clasped my hands in front of me, closed my eyes and said a silent prayer of thanks to God... I had at last achieved something I'd wanted for so long... My insides bubbled with happiness. It was a dream come true.
I am very determined and the sport is my passion. I believe I am born for running.
I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are.
Disappointment and adversity can be catalysts for greatness. There's something particularly exciting about being the hunter, as opposed to the hunted. And that can make for powerful energy.
This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope to visit Korea again if I have the chance.
Between 1991 and 1997 I had really serious asthma.
Twenty seconds before a race, there's absolute focus. The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same to have absolute total control. You've got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well.
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.
Last Update: 25 July 2021
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