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Are we too harsh on our elite athletes?

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Adelaide utility Curtly Hampton shocked the AFL community with his immediate retirement from the game. Hampton revealed he had lost his desire to play at the highest level and had been dealing with vertigo in recent weeks.

Macquarie Sports Radio’s David Morrow and Matt Thompson asked sports psychologist Paul Penna if we as fans place too much pressure and expectation on our elite athletes and how this stress and pressure can manifest itself in many ways for different athletes.

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