With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.
How can a guy climb trees, say Me Tarzan, You Jane, and make a million?
I learned to yodel pretty well. It took me a few months, but I eventually perfected it.
I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA.
I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars.
Throughout my career I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it.
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor.
I need freedom to be happy.
Swimming gave me my start, but my pal Tarzan did the real work. He set me up nicely.
All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.
No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.
We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves.
Can you imagine - a blond Tarzan?
I could make good time because I was so long and skinny, shooting through the water like a stick.
The William Morris Agency handled me. In that business, you're only as good as your last picture.
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