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Matthew Mitcham
Contact Phone: 8915 1899
Contact Email: info@slide.com.au
Venue: 41 Oxford Street, Sydney New South Wales
Date: Wed 19 Feb 14

At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Matthew Mitcham produced the performance of his life winning gold for Australia, and becoming the first diver to ever score perfect tens from all four judges. Against the odds, Matthew had achieved the highest single dive score in Olympic history. But life behind the spotlight was a challenging mess of drugs and other demons.

People kept remarking on how they were surprised that a gold medal and fame hadn't changed me. I always responded, Why would I change? Being me is the easiest person to be. I was lying. It wasn't."

Now, the joyously out and proud, gold medallist brings his inspiring book to life onstage at Sydney's Slide Lounge.

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