Michael Phelps was at the peak of his stardom in September 2008, one month after winning 8 Olympic gold medals in Beijing.
The story of how Phelps, the winningest Olympian in history, developed into the world’s greatest swimmer.
Get the stats on Baby Boomer, the son of Michael Phelps and fiancée Nicole Johnson.
Join Michael Phelps and honorary gala chairman, Debbie Phelps as NBAC hosts its quadrennial gala, Countdown to Gold, in support of Olympic Trial Qualifiers and their quest for Olympic greatness in Rio.
Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko – rafaeldomeyko.com – for these great swimming photos. (Featured Image: Michael Phelps)
The mother of the great Olympian stepped down from her role as middle school principal in 2012, and has now taken on an even bigger position.
“Michael’s path to greatness was sealed when he lost to Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband in Athens in the 200 freestyle. It proved Michael was fearless, unshakable.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)
Swim News: “In the afterglow of Michael Phelps’ crowning 22 career Olympic medals, Team Phelps is enjoying the limelight.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Phelps hugs sister, Hilary, at the 2012 US Olympic Trials (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Phelps photos kickoff our new feature category, Photo Fishbowl. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Peter Vanderkaay will be among those signing in Omaha (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Gary educates David on why @MamaPhelpsH20 is unbeatable in her upcoming competition.