TLF ID R10247
This is an edited sound recording of the former champion Australian swimmer Shane Gould talking about what is required to be a champion sportsperson. Gould suggests a high degree of all-round activity is needed at a young age to produce good physical development prior to specialisation in a particular sport. She says that successful sportspeople must be willing to train hard, have a desire to constantly improve performance, and have perseverance. Finally, she says, they must love competing.