Michael Phelps

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Michael Phelps

* Michael was born in Baltimore.* He was the youngest of 3 kids.* His parents separated when he was 7.* He was diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) which means he had problems focusing and paying attention.* His dad played football and tried out for the Washington Redskins.* His mom was a cheerleader and became a teacher, then principal.Fun Facts:For Breakfast, he eats 3 fried egg sanwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomato, fried onions, and mayonaise, 2 cups of coffee, one 5 egg omlet, one bowl of grits, 3 slices of french toast with podwered sugar, and 3 chocolate chip pancakes.For Lunch, he eats one pound of pasta, 2 large ham and cheese sandwiches with mayo on white bread, and energy drinks packing 1000 calories.For dinner, he eats one pound of pasta, an entire pizza, and more energy drinks.

Accomplishments

1985-born in Baltimore1992-begins swimming lessons1999-makes 1st National swimming cut2000-becomes youngest U.S. Olympian since 19322001- sets 1st world record in 200 meter fly2004-wins 6 gold and 2 bronze Olympic medals in Athens, Greece2008-wins 8 Olympic gold medals in Beijing, China, breaking Mark Spitz's record of 7 golds in one Olympic Games2012- wins 4 gold and 2 silver Olympic medals in Londan, England2012- He retires from swimming after the Olympics2014- He returns to swimming hoping to make the 2016 Olympic team.

1. Michael Phelps won by one hundreth of a second winning vs Milarad in the 2008 games Beijing, China!!!!2. Michael is one of the fastest swimmers in the world!!!!3. Michael set a 100 meter Fly National record!!!!4. Michael broke his own record in the 200 meter Fly with a time of 1:54.58!!!!5. Michael broke Mark Spitz's record of 7 gold medals. ( He got 8 gold medals in 2008)6. Michael broke 39 world records in his career and still holds 7 of them.

Michael Phelpsby David Torsiello

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