Grant Hackett: “No pool, no career”


Tell me about it, it’s like hockey rink that I never got !

“I began swimming at Innisfail in Queensland and we had a pool and my swimming career would be non-existent without the pool.

“Sporting facilities are the heart of regional communities and it becomes more than just a pool, but a meeting place,” Hackett said.

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