Michael Phelps brought out the media at today’s press conference in Mesa Arizona prior the start of tomorrow’s grand prix….
Conor Dwyer, Olympic swim star, soaks up the sun at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona.
Phelps’ fingernail finish in the 100 fly in Beijing was voted as the the 1st Phelpsian moment on our top 10 countdown.
Universal Sports Network to Air LIVE Coverage of Michael Phelps’ Return to Competitive Swimming April 24-26
It’s not only swimmers who are waiting patiently for the first Phelps race since the 2012 London Games: Universal Sports Network is airing LIVE from the Mesa Grand Prix later this week. It’s like the Christmas of the swimming world, people.
Reporters flocked to the Michael Phelps press conference in Mesa, where he announced he’d only swim two events this weekend instead of three.
The two comeback kids, Michael Phelps and, to a lesser extent, Allison Schmitt having fun on the side of the pool at the Mesa Grand Prix.
Though he wasn’t even in the pool for the race’s most exciting portion, Michael Phelps will always be remembered for his iconic and exuberant celebration of the Americans’ improbable comeback in the Beijing 400 free relay.
Michael Phelps has long been the headliner of the Speedo brand, but the two have apparently not renewed their contract that ended last year, according to a new report by SportsBusiness Daily.
Allison Schmitt is making a little comeback of her own, as she described in a journal on ESPN-W this week.
The Prodigal Son returns to the competition pool on Thursday in Mesa. While most of the world is beside themselves with excitement, some, like Justin Max, are a little more apprehensive.
We broke Phelps down by some “coaching” numbers and will compare him then to now this weekend at the Mesa Grand Prix.
22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will make his official comeback at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. But that’s far from the only storyline to watch at this week’s battle in the desert.
“I’m excited to continue my longtime partnership with SPEEDO,” said Coughlin. “I have been a part of the SPEEDO family since I started swimming professionally – and wore Speedo long before that – and their support both in and out of the pool has helped me become the swimmer I am today.”
Swimming video is courtesy of US Masters Swimming.
We’re counting down the top 10 moments of Michael Phelps’ career, so far. Checking in at #4 is Phelps’ first Olympic medal, which was both gold and a new world record.