” Once, every four years, you get an opportunity to compete in the Olympics. You have these six dives that decide whether you’re an Olympic medallist or not, which is quite intense. “


” You ask any Olympian what the year after the Olympics is like – you always get the Olympic blues. “


” Every time you go up to the board, you get scared. It’s more like adrenaline, though – you feel pumped and ready to go. “


” I would say, if you come out, they can’t take away how you play football. That was the thing for me: once I did come out, it’s not going to affect my diving. I can still perform, no matter what anybody else thinks of me. I’m judged for what I do in the diving pool. “


” Exercise is key, of course, and people wrongly think you have to spend hours a day in the gym. Actually, you don’t. All you need is simple equipment, and you can train in your living room. “


” Ensure you eat within 20 minutes of a workout. Choose healthy snacks such as slices of ham, a handful of almonds, or fruit. Sometimes before bed, I have a teaspoon of almond butter or peanut butter, which gives me enough protein to get me through the night. “


” The 2012 Olympics was such a high, but once it was over, I felt really down in the dumps. You don’t really look beyond the event which you’ve spent four years preparing for, and so there’s a bit of a comedown. “


” When you’re young, you think your parents are embarrassing and always saying and doing the wrong things, but as you get older you really appreciate how right they were about so much. “


” My best advice for jet lag is to sleep as much as you can on a plane, no matter what time it is. Then, when you arrive at your destination, do some sort of physical activity. “


” Sexuality didn’t come into it when I was bullied, but for so many years, being LGBTQ was one of the biggest things you would be bullied for at school. Hopefully, as time goes on, it will be a completely accepted thing that people won’t have to think about. “



All 10 Tom Daley Quotes about You in picture


Once, every four years, you get an opportunity to compete in the Olympics. You have these six dives that decide whether you
You ask any Olympian what the year after the Olympics is like - you always get the Olympic blues.


Every time you go up to the board, you get scared. It
I would say, if you come out, they can
Exercise is key, of course, and people wrongly think you have to spend hours a day in the gym. Actually, you don
Ensure you eat within 20 minutes of a workout. Choose healthy snacks such as slices of ham, a handful of almonds, or fruit. Sometimes before bed, I have a teaspoon of almond butter or peanut butter, which gives me enough protein to get me through the night.
The 2012 Olympics was such a high, but once it was over, I felt really down in the dumps. You don
When you
My best advice for jet lag is to sleep as much as you can on a plane, no matter what time it is. Then, when you arrive at your destination, do some sort of physical activity.
Sexuality didn
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