Ian Thorpe and his swimwear model boyfriend have become Australia’s hot new couple.
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is reportedly dating model and law student Ryan Channing.
While the relationship is in the early stages, the couple been have said to have spent the summer enjoying each other’s company, with one soure telling a NewsCorp Australia paper that the two were “smitten with one another”.
“They have been going out in public together and meeting one another’s friends, they seem really happy” the source said.
Channing hails from Perth in Western Australia and is now based in Sydney, is studying law as well as doing modelling work. In addition, he serves as a volunteer at North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club according to the Daily Mail Australia. What a catch!
Ian Thrope was recently announced as the face of 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.