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Built for Speed

Even before a single Olympic medal has been hung around his neck, Michael Phelps is rewriting the manual on what it means to be a world-class swimmer. Entered in...

Michael Phelps: A Real GOAT

Right before he dove into the pool the morning of Aug. 13, Michael Phelps got a text message from one of his buddies back home. "Dude, it's ridiculous how many...

How Phelps Made Swimming History

On Aug. 10, a few hours after Michael Phelps won his first gold medal and set his first world record in Beijing, he called his mom. "It seemed quite unusual,"...

Phelps' Lucky Seven

One one-hundredth of a second. That's a hair-splittingly short amount of time — faster even than an eyeblink. But it's enough to win Olympic gold, and for...

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