The Australian singer is at present in coaching for the 2024 Olympics, after deciding to pay attention absolutely on his swimming profession slightly than music. However he suffers related ranges of nerves in the case of swimming and singing, as he reminisced about his first meet – wherein he swam the 200m freestyle – in October.
“I broke out in hives I used to be so pressured,” he sighed to The New York Instances, earlier than likening the sensation to when he made his Broadway debut in 2018.
“And I simply keep in mind how by closing evening, after having executed the present 130-something instances, I used to be completely hovering, no nerves in any respect. That is what I determine it is going to absorb swimming – 130, 140 races earlier than I can rise up with out worry and simply do it.”
And being put via his paces by two-time Australian Olympian Brett Hawke additionally has its bodily downsides, as Cody laughed: “I’ve thrown up at a number of swimming pools to this point.”
As for why he is determined to concentrate on his swimming profession for now, the Fairly Brown Eyes singer added: “I really like the music trade very a lot, and I am going to proceed to be a musician lengthy into my life, however it’s not as pure of a pursuit as sport, which simply comes straight all the way down to the clock.”