1. Thorpe works undercover - he was forced to swim in eight undisclosed locations while pondering a comeback
2. Has an international coaching team - currently training in Switzerland with a Russian ninja
3. Is a snappy dresser and has worn a tuxedo more than any other swimmer
4. James Bond drove an Audi A6 in Quantum of Solace - Thorpe drives a kick ass Audi RS4
5. Like his Bond counterpart he is a confirmed bachelor
6. Like his Bond counterpart he wears an Omega Seamaster timepiece.
7. His "bucket list" even contains a goal in it whereas he would like to portray to play James Bond on screen - I am told in James Bond's bucket list, he would like to portray Ian Thorpe