Ian Thorpe's bravery cause for salute

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:45pm, first published July 14 2014 - 9:20pm

Famous sports people are routinely held up as “role models’’ – probably unwisely for there is a long list of such individuals who have fallen short, sometimes spectacularly so, and gone from being admired and emulated to humiliated and shunned.

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