â€œBefore the race, I always used to look up at my mum and dad, and give a bit of nod or a wave to them.
â€œI couldnâ€™t find them before that race â€“ it was just so jam-packed. There was 17 or 18,000 people around this small 50 metre pool.
â€œAs soon as I won, I turned around â€“ you kind of go crazy, all the emotions come out, a dream come true â€“ but then I looked straight at them!
â€œIt was like picking a needle out of a haystack, and I got to see them and celebrate that with them.â€Listen to 2GB
â€˜Picking a needle out of a haystackâ€™: The untold story of Grant Hackettâ€™s golden moment
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