For athletes traditionally it's such a fantastic stepping stone to greater things down the track and in the future. Don't undermine the Commonwealth Games.
It's a very competitive environment. I don't feel out of place at all.
When I heard about [O'Sullivan running for Australia] I though that she's actually taking away a place for some other Australian. I think your allegiance should be to one country.
I think your allegiance should be to one country. I mean, she is exercising her freedom I guess, she is not breaking the rules.
Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the attention can be overwhelming for someone like me.
I don't like people looking at me; I hate the attention.
I was running since I was 10. Since grade one at school people looked at me and thought, oh gosh she can really run, she's a natural.
People could see in me who I am now, an Olympic champ, the best in the world.
I don't have a lot of regrets in my life.
I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I'm 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running.
I want to keep my private life private.
Money makes life easier but I don't want to be rich, not at all.
I have time to breathe, time to be myself more often, I am a lot more relaxed and less guarded.
With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it.