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Michael Phelps

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by rick, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    rick

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    4 golds
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    i'd say he's a pretty good swimmer :D
     
  2. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    taco@you123

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    he is a bad ass swimmer,he's fast as hell :eek:
     
  3. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    I could take him. :D
     
  4. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:29 PM
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    I think he is actually a fish, like kevin costner on waterworld.....
     
  5. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:29 PM
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    Yeah....but can he ride his bike with no handle bars??

    That was an awesome race to watch- IDK what you do after that?? Go to Disney Land maybe??


    PS- Congrats to VISA for already having a commercial congratulating him on winning that race/more gold medals then anyone ever
     
  6. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:29 PM
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    He SUCKS!!!!




    j/k he is absolutely amazing. Not only that he can win, but the stamina to swim that much in such a short period of time and still WIN!!! Incredible.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    mws4ua

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    He is awesome! "The single greatest Olympic champion of all time" now that he has 10 gold medals. He's not finished yet, either. He'll win several more this time, and he's young enough he could be back in London in 2012.

    He's simply amazing.
     
  8. Aug 12, 2008 at 7:56 PM
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    best ever so far. and you are right, he will probably win more this year and also be back in 2012. go USA!
     
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    He did it!! Broke the w/r for the 7th time. :cool:
     
  10. Aug 12, 2008 at 10:31 PM
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    Swims again in an hr. USA. Go team. :thumbsup:
     
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    If you were in a boat! :rofl:
     
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    With a motor on it! ;):p
     
  13. Aug 12, 2008 at 11:34 PM
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    800m relay,Mike and co. smash wr by 5sec. :rockband: :D
     
  14. Aug 12, 2008 at 11:36 PM
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    What an amazing athlete Michael Phelps is, here's rep for him! :D
    Seriously, what I liked the best is how intense the guy is, cheering on his teammates & gets it done with class. :thumbsup:
     
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    Yes! It is great he isn't an arrogant asshole like some of them can be.
     
  17. Aug 13, 2008 at 4:19 AM
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    Then you have poor Mark Spitz. He was the greatest of all time but with all records, it had to be done. Mark is upset that know one invited him to be at the Olympics:(. Poor Mark, he should have gone just to cheer Michael on!
    I really like Mark, I just wish he could have been more gracious.
     
  18. Aug 13, 2008 at 5:20 AM
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    Yeah, I saw that Spitz story. Funny thing is that he was in Hong Kong when the story came out. Why would anybody invite him? The Olympics isn't about him, they used to be about him, now they are about Phelps. Just buy a ticket like the rest of us ex-gold medal winners.
     
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    MM, I had to go google Spitz (yeah I remember his legendary photo with all that bling!) and what happened? Too much chlorine or what???? WTF? :confused: Demeaning??? The guy doesn't have a clue!

    Go Phelps, I want more bling!!

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  20. Aug 13, 2008 at 5:23 AM
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    It shows our age, but I remember watching Spitz in the 72 Olympics.
     
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