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    Alexander Despatie is retiring

    Best of luck in his future plans.

    http://www.cbc.ca/sports/opinion/201...atie-grow.html

    http://www.tsn.ca/olympics/story/?id=424703

    Alexandre of course, not Alexander...

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    Heard this on the news and very sad to hear it but good luck to him in whatever he does next.
    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” William Shakespeare

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    I had a feeling after watching his interview in London that while this was in his near future plans, he wasn't doing it quite yet. He didn't say it, but I got the feeling he would hang in long enough for the Pan Ams in Toronto and then end his Diving career there and in Canada.

    I guess the knees just can't take the pounding any longer, as it sounds like Alex came to this decision after his latest knee surgery.

    Felicitations Le Petit Prince/Roi!!

    You have always been a Class Act and amazing Ambassador for Canada on the World Stage. Thanks for the wonderful memories and Good Luck w/all coming your way in the Future!!!

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    Alexander Despatie is retiring

    I'll miss him. He was truly the full package.
    -Brian
    "Michelle would never be caught with sausage grease staining her Vera Wang." - rfisher

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    A true legend. It is sad he never got the Olympic Gold medal, he definitely deserved one.

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    Is his package also retiring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by orbitz View Post
    Is his package also retiring?
    hubby wants to know why I'm laughing so I read him this thread. Hubby: "oh great, now I have a visual of his package competing on springboard on its own." God, I love this man.

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