Cody Simpson's amazing journey from popstar to Olympic swimmer | 60 Minutes Australia

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Jumping into the deep end of anything and everything he does has never been a problem for Cody Simpson. He simply doesn’t know the meaning of the word impossible. At 13, he took off to America to make his name as a pop star. As unlikely as that ambition was, he succeeded way beyond his expectations. Now at 24 he’s diving into another dream. Cody wants to represent Australia in swimming at the Olympics. It sounds far-fetched, singer one day, swimmer the next, but after seeing the effort he’s putting into it, Karl Stefanovic says only a fool would write Cody off in the pool.

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