Olympic gold winner Cameron van der Burgh has opened up about his successful swimming career and future aspirations.
Van der Burgh joined The Pippa Hudson Show and a live studio audience of CapeTalk listeners to share and reflect on his inspiring story.
The South African breaststroke star recently announced plans to retire after the 2020 Olympic Games.
He spoke about his accomplishments, love for swimming, how he has overcome adversity, and his next chapters.
How's your working day going? Our live studio audience with swimming star @Cameronvdburgh in conversation with @pjchudson is on air now. TUNE in on 567MW now or stream on the @CapeTalk app pic.twitter.com/OS8c1vBmSR— Amy-Rae Rispel (@amyraerispel) June 20, 2018
I started swimming at about the age of 10.— Cameron van der Burgh
When I was a kid I used to hate swimming.— Cameron van der Burgh
For me, swimming is almost like a form of meditation... It has this incredible ability to change your mood and it teaches you about yourself.— Cameron van der Burgh
When I started, I didn't stand out as the best.— Cameron van der Burgh
WATCH: Cameron van der Burgh in conversation with Pippa Hudson
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