Since retiring in 2015, AFL legend Adam Goodes has focused his time on his charity, foundation, and campaigns like White Ribbon, Recognise movement and Racism. It Stops With Me.
In this video, Adam talks about his approach to transitioning careers and managing retirement.
“It’s made my decision a lot easier knowing that I have all of these amazing things outside of football that have a lot of substance and help me stay grounded and connected to the community,” Adam says.
Adam explains that trying to balance a football career with his personal life was tough and in retirement he has found a sense of freedom that he has never had before.
“I’m forever grateful for the career I’ve had but also for the choices I can now make.”
So what is Adam doing with his new found freedom?
Watch this next video clip to find out what Adam is doing in retirement.
Is jumping out of a plane on your bucket list for retirement?
Adam is planning to spend a lot of his time traveling.
“There is so much to the world and even Australia, you’ve just got to get out there and experience it,” Adam says.
Do you have suggestions for Adam on where he should visit? Leave your messages in the comments below.
About Adam Goodes
Adam Goodes is a legendary Sydney Swans player and Australian of the Year in 2014.
Adam announced his retirement from professional football in September 2015. He played a total of 372 games in 17 seasons, won two Brownlow medals (2003 and 2006), and two premierships with the Swans in 2012 and 2005.