DRUGS and alcohol sent swimmer Dan Smith’s life spiralling out of control, but Faith brought him back.
Faith in God, faith in his family’s love and faith in his own ability.
After turning his back on the sport during five years of drug addiction, Smith has proved the naysayers wrong by securing a spot on the Australian team for the FINA World Swimming Short Course Championships from December 3-7 in Qatar.
A large metal crucifix hanging from his neck is a key sign that Smith is a changed man.
Catch his inspiring and honest story below, which featured recently on Luke & Susie.