Ian Thorpe and Lee Lin Chin star in foul-mouthed Olympics ad

Lee Lin Chin is known for her quirky style and sense of humour and now she’s roped swimming champion Ian
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Lee Lin Chin is known for her quirky style and sense of humour and now she’s roped swimming champion Ian Thorpe into the mix as the two star in a hilarious new ad for the Rio Olympics.

The ad features iconic Aussie scenes, with the pair shown down at the beach asking people to get involved in the upcoming Games.

In the one-minute clip, Ian is seen bursting through a life-size poster of himself much to the surprise of a young boy standing on the other side.

“Who are you?” he asks.

“I’m Ian Thorpe,” replies the swimmer.

“f%#!” says the boy, who is censored with a ‘bleep’ and a graphic over his mouth.

The whole thing is very cheeky and funny with Ian seeming to have no problem mixing things up in front of the camera.

Lee Lin makes an appearance about half-way through where she calls on people to throw their support behind the Australian athletes – “If you don’t you’ll be tried to treason, you pathetic traitor”, she says.

Ian is heading to Rio with the swim team this year to mentor them and help them stay focussed and calm in the lead up to their races.

As a five time Olympic gold medalist, he is more than qualified to offer a helping hand and seems to be relishing in the opportunity to help out and give back to the younger athletes.

Take a look at the ad below and tell us what you think! Did it give you a good little laugh first things this morning?

Do you think Ian Thorpe is a good role model for our young athletes? Will you be watching the Olympics this year?

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