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italianblonde italianblonde 8 years
AMAZING!!!!!!!! I've loved him since Athens..couldn't wait for these games!! :)
robinesque robinesque 8 years
Did NOBODY notice gorgeous Aaron Piersol?!!!! Frankly, after medal #4, it became boringly predictable! I found the thrill diminished! Gymnastics and weightlifting MUCH more fascinating IMO.
CYL CYL 8 years
From : http://michaelphelpsfacts.com/Home.html 1.Water drinks Michael Phelps. 2.Scientists recently discovered the cause for warmer sea temperature and melting icebergs happens every time Michael Phelps gets in the water. 3.Michael Phelps' sweat is consider a banned substance for other athletes. Too bad Michael Phelps never sweats. 4.When Michael Phelps jumps into the pool, he isn't making a splash; the water is just trying to get out of his way. 5.Once, when Michael Phelps swam the Atlantic and came across mermaids, one said to him "I thought you were just a myth!" 6.Ancient Greeks used to sacrifice 100 cows to Poseidon who would then turn around and sacrifice them to Michael Phelps. 7.Michael Phelps does not swim like dolphins; dolphins swim like Michael Phelps. 8.There is no need to save the whales, Michael Phelps has saved them all. 9.When Michael Phelps goes water skiing he doesn't use skis; or a boat. 10.Every time you see a shooting star you are really watching Michael Phelps train in space.
lenepocket lenepocket 8 years
Way to go Michael!!!! Team USA!!!
Mykie7 Mykie7 8 years
HAHAHAHAHA I'm with Tia!
tiabia tiabia 8 years
:rotfl: @ Cock Stock...LMAO Bri, I am so totally going to start using that one!!!
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
cock stock is just going way up for this man. :)
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
I do think whether he's the greatest Olympian ever will be debated. As has been brought up, some believe that people like Thorpe and Owens were greater Olympians because of what their accomplishments meant and because track, unlike swimming, is an event that is open to all humanity. Meaning that you have to at least be of a certain means to be able to be an excellent swimmer. (For example, some entire countries don't have Olympic size pools.) Anyway, all of that aside, he is an amazing athlete with a great deal of dedication to his sport. And I agree that Pop wasn't implying that Phelps swam to entertain us. It was entertaining, though! I have also heard about how his proportions (torso of someone who is 6'8", legs of someone who is 6'4") help make him an excellent swimmer, but, like with all excellent athletes, I'm sure it is a combination of natural ability and hard work that has made him as great as he is. Wow, I am rambling. Anyway, go Michael! :woohoo:
Gigger Gigger 8 years
Phelps is truely the greatest Olympian!! And he is such a grounded guy. He fully admits that he could not have done it without his team mates, and they are only glad to assist. Mark Spitz on the other hand was NOT liked by his team mates, and was in more relays when he won his 7 than Phelps was winning 8. Phelps is a better athelete by his sportmanship alone!!
Miaomiaochan Miaomiaochan 8 years
An unbelievable accomplishment, that's for sure (though I never doubted that he could do it). I wouldn't disagree that he's the greatest swimmer there ever was. But the greatest athlete? The greatest Olympian? Those are debatable.
usapatriot usapatriot 8 years
So inspiring! Go Phelps and Go TEAM USA! Piersol is so hot!
mrscaru mrscaru 8 years
The Olympics are so awesome this year! I hadn't watched them since I was a kid but admit to having Phelps fever. I also love gymnastics and equestrian.
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
:oy: there are other athletes in the olympics besides Phelps.
crumbscrumble crumbscrumble 8 years
good job MP...and the new Speedo suits
spunkyk77 spunkyk77 8 years
What a superhuman feat...i wish he was an aussie ;)
moisville moisville 8 years
Those boys, those bodies, I saw a guy shirtless today and thought meh, then realized I've become so spoiled watching these swimmers! Sigh. I don't usually get all wrapped up in shirtless guys but oh my, lovely, every single one of them. And oh yes, good job Michael on the incredible achievement! (Ha!)
robinesque robinesque 8 years
Yada, yada, yada. I found Aaron Piersol MUCH more excting!
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 8 years
i love this yrs olympics!! Michael Phelps yayayayaay :CHEER:
any any 8 years
congrats!!! i love watching the Olympics when he's competing!
Sophie827 Sophie827 8 years
They're making a big deal out of Phelps because he just broke a record by winning 8 golds at one Olympics. The whole of Team USA deserves credit but I don't know if they would have done it without him (the team that came second broke the original world record as well) so I think he deserves a special mention.
Tabloid Tabloid 8 years
Oh yeah... and I was also happy that Ryan Lochte won the gold as well. He deserve it.
sarah100682 sarah100682 8 years
Yep Dara Torrez is awesome too! And after what she did in the pre-lims the other night, she just become even more amazing to me! Congrats to all of them!!! And yes Aaron Perisol...HELLLO!!!!!
likeagoddess99 likeagoddess99 8 years
go mp!
lovelymiss6 lovelymiss6 8 years
P.S. All the swimmers were amazing I was so happy for Dara Torrez she's 41 and she kicked butt. I hope when I'm her age I have as much moxy and gumption as she does.
lovelymiss6 lovelymiss6 8 years
He's so amazing I literally want to have his babies. But seriously since Athens you could tell he was destined to be an awesome swimmer. You could see his family beaming with pride.
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