Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

POSTED: 11:09 AM PDT Apr 20, 2012    UPDATED: 07:28 AM PDT Aug 03, 2012 

Take a look at Michael Phelps in and out of the pool and see how the Baltimore native became an Olympic champion.

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Heading into Beijing, all eyes were on Phelps as he tried to do something no swimmer had done before – win eight Olympic gold medals. The previous mark was set by American Mark Spitz, who won seven golds at the 1972 Olympics.


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