10 Michael Phelps videos you might want to see if you haven’t yet

With Michael Phelps back in action and clearly back in the hunt for more Olympic gold, I’ve been reviewing old media of the Greatest Olympian of All-Time.

I’ve been interviewing Michael Phelps since 2007, so long that sometimes he doesn’t let me ask my questions. He just smiles and says “What? What?” cutting me off because he knows what I’m going to ask already. He’s a pro in the media zone, completely at ease , and sometimes he plays along when you’re approaching him out-of-character. This first video remains one of my favorites.

1. Michael Phelps – Unnecessary Bleeping 


2. Michael Phelps Un-bleeped

3. Michael Phelps Sings Journey’s Midnight Train

4. Michael Phelps In-Flight Entertainment

5. Michael Phelps – 11 years old swim 200m freestyle

6. Michael Phelps – 11 years old swims 50 yard butterfly

7. Shaquille O’Neal vs Michael Phelps

8. Michael Phelps with Bar Refaeli for SI

9. Michael Phelps Agressive against Cavic

10. Micheal Phelps Puts Rick Reilly in a LZR Racer


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Steve Nolan
6 years ago


Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

6 years ago

OMG, Mel! You made my day! I had never seen the “Shaq Vs” video, and it had a lot of funny lines. I wonder if Shaq ever got that tattoo? If I were Le Clos I sure would! But videos 1 and 2 with you were the funniest! You should really have your own star swimmer video interview series on You Tube!

6 years ago

Was that a 1:53.2 (2nd video) in the 200 fly? If so, dang.

Also Shaq is pretty hilarious. I wonder how fast he could have been with Coach Bowman’s true expert teachings.

bobo gigi
Reply to  mcgillrocks
6 years ago

The magical suit helped Shaq a lot! :mrgreen:
It helped the big bodies without great technique.

Reply to  bobo gigi
6 years ago

Did anyone know that phelps was planning on breaking the 400 freestyle world record sometime in 2007-2008? If you watch the 60 minutes interview with Anderson Cooper, there’s one scene where Bowman and Phelps show Anderson Phelps’ goal sheet, and for the 400 free , the time was 3:39.

Reply to  Bobthebuilderrocks
6 years ago

A lot of people don’t MP held the American record in the 400 free for awhile. Could have easily got the WR if he really focused on that event.

bobo gigi
Reply to  mcgillrocks
6 years ago

I add 2 more videos to your list.

Interview with 15-year-old Michael Phelps

We Love Phelps
Reply to  bobo gigi
6 years ago

and this one is the cutest!!!
MP – he’s the epitome of the American male swimmer.

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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