Tag: Michael Phelps

#stopolympics Picks Up The Pace

#stopolympics Picks Up The Pace Courtesy of USA Swimming, Colorado Springs, Colorado. When U.S. President Trump called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week Friday, senior Japanese government spokesman Naoki Okada said, “The prime minister said firmly that he wanted to win the battle with coronavirus and make this summer’s Olympics a

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The GOAT vs. The GWS

Courtesy of Discovery Channel. In August 2008, Michael Phelps said to a Wall Street Journal reporter that there was "Not a chance. No way. I won't do open water" when the Greatest Of All Time was asked about marathon swimming - a new event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics where Phelps outdid every athlete in Olympic history by winning 8 gold medals. But times

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Cupping Versus KAATSU

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Greatest Olympian of All Time, Michael Phelps, has drawn a lot of attention to the ancient Chinese art of cupping during his continued gold-medal run at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Phelps, along with other American Olympians like 12-time medalist Natalie Coughlin and actresses like Jennifer Aniston,

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Athletes On Athletes Who Take Drugs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the aftermath of American Lilly King calling out and then upsetting Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova in the 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games last night, an increasing number of people are cognizant of the long-time issues and differences in opinions that coaches and athletes have had with IOC

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Why Wilimovsky Should Win Golden Goggles

Photos courtesy of Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. USA Swimming announced the nominees for its Golden Goggles Awards. The nominees included the long-time heroes of USA Swimming including Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Both men who are nominated for the Golden Goggle Male Race of the Year and Male

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