Australia's most successful swimming sisters, the Campbells, took home five Olympic medals from Tokyo in what may be their last Games.
The pair are using their time in quarantine, after the post-Olympic buzz in Japan, to contemplate what their futures in and out of the pool will look like.
Bronte Campbell hinted in the Prime documentary Head Above Water back in June that Tokyo 2020 may be her last Olympics, however, she has not ruled out returning to the pool for other competitions.
One thing is for sure, though, the 27-year-old's next chapter after her third Olympic campaign will involve finishing her business degree, interning and exploring what the world has to offer.
"I think Tokyo is probably my last, but I can't say for sure," Bronte said.
"[I'm] just really looking forward to having some time outside of the pool and being able to explore other options. Because I've been doing the same thing since I was 17.
"Being a swimmer means that all your other options are sort of taken away. You can't be an elite swimmer and be adding on to that at the same time.
"So while I may not be done with swimming, I'm ready for swimming to sort of mould around my life, rather than my life revolving around swimming."
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One could understand why both sisters are contemplating what their next steps are, as after Bronte's third Olympic campaign, her medal count sits at two gold and one bronze.
Her 29-year-old sister, Cate Campbell, is also contemplating the same questions about her future in the pool and what the next chapter in her life may look like.
Tokyo marked her fourth Olympic campaign, rounding out her medal count to four golds, a silver and three bronze medals since she debuted at the Beijing Games in 2008.
"My whole adult life I've been a professional swimmer and a professional athlete, and while I've studied at university and done a couple of internships, I don't really know what life looks like outside of the swimming pool," she said.
"I still love the sport and I really enjoy it but I want to make sure that if I do decide to swim on that I'm doing it out of love for the sport and not because I'm afraid that I can't do anything else.
"Because I know how much time and energy and effort is required into putting together a successful Olympic campaign, and you absolutely cannot do that unless you are in love with the sport and 100 per cent committed to it."
In Tokyo the pair took home gold together in the 4x100m freestyle relay, Cate took home gold in 4x100m medley relay, and bronze in the 100m freestyle, and Bronte claimed bronze in the mixed 4x100m medley relay.
Cate was also bestowed the honour of carrying the Australian flag, alongside Canberran Patty Mills, in the opening ceremony for the Australian team, in what was her first opening ceremony.
The media and communications major said it was an honour to be selected as flagbearer and she was looking forward to discovering who she was out of the water, but she would not rush her decision on her swimming future.
"I'm looking forward to a little bit of time out of the water to discover what else lies out there, who I am with dry hair and moisturised skin," the Brisbane swimmer joked.
"Then I'll make some some real-life decisions, but nothing needs to happen right away."
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