Epic Fail: Sam Bramham
Paralympic swimmer Sam Bramham talks about notable failures and mishaps from his career … and beyond.
If you want to succeed, you have to start by failing, and failing big. If you haven’t experienced the downside, the frustration, the rejection, then how can you appreciate the sweetness of success when it finally comes?
Australians from all walks of life come together on one big night to revel in the obstacles they have surmounted and the failures that have propelled them to the top of their game.
Sam Bramham entered Paralympic competition with a splash when he broke the 100m butterfly world record at the 2004 Athens Paralympic, his first games, at the age of 16. Since then he has travelled the world winning golds, breaking records and experiencing life at events such as the 2006 Melboune Commonwealth Games, 2007 South African World Championship and 2008 Beijing Paralympics.