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By Peter Meares,Tracey Wickham

Tracey's lengthy awaited autobiography finds the highs and lows of a much-loved Australian activities big name, candidly and fearlessly.

'Tracey Wickham has the best killer intuition in Australian sport.' sunrise Fraser

In the water, Tracey Wickham was once a wonder. Out of it, she was once a large number. As within the Nineteen Seventies, she rose to develop into the brightest megastar of Australian swimming, set various international files, gained 4 Commonwealth gold medals and combined with celebrities and the wearing elite. yet, at the cusp of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Tracey retired on the age of 19.

From that point on, woman success did not smile on Tracey Wickham. Her marriage led to divorce and her new companion bashed her so savagely she was once hospitalised. status in line at Centrelink, Tracey idea she had hit all-time low. Worse was once to return. Her appealing sixteen-year-old daughter, Hannah, used to be stumbled on to have terminal melanoma and gave up the ghost on her marriage ceremony day. Tracey spiralled uncontrolled. Broke and by myself, she struggled with melancholy and prescription drug dependancy. yet our global champion might by no means surrender with out a struggle and, with humour and resolution, this little Aussie battler is successful the hardest race of all: existence.

Treading Water finds the lows and hovering highs of a much-loved Australian activities big name, candidly and fearlessly.

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