Emily Seebohm bans social media to avoid past mistakes


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After Seebohm admitted social media played with her mind too much in her final hours before the Olympic final, her coach Matt Brown has cracked down on the use of mobiles for all his squad.

His guidelines mirror the reforms set to be enforced by the entire Australian swim team this year.

“This is not just for her but from a team perspective, phones are not on pool deck,” Brown said.

“They’ve got a place in life, not to dominate it and rule us.

“I don’t mind if you’re listening to music, but not when it’s for other things…”


(Video from London 2012)

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