Are Michael And Ryan Swimming Open Water?

Are Michael And Ryan Swimming Open Water?

Are Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte swimming across the Thames?

Are they adding open water to their Olympic schedule?

Doing a special match race in a cross-river swim?

No, it is just an outstanding illustration by Sam Manchester for the New York Times.

But they will be churning up the pool water with a wake and generating waves like few other mano-a-mano rivalries in the sport.

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