Currently, swimming is the most popular sport. At the Olympics to the sports festival, it was included in the official competition category. Out of the best players, swimmer Michael Phelps is the greatest swimming legend. The athlete’s record made the press consume a lot of ink and paper.
Many people have heard the name but do not know who Michael Phelps is? He is an American swimmer born on June 30, 1985. Hometown in Baltimore, Maryland but raised in Rodgers Forge in the vicinity of Towson. With this achievement, he was named as the most talented athlete in the Olympics.
Swimmer Michael Phelps communicates in English, German, Irish, Scottish and Welsh. In 2003, he graduated from Towson High School. Currently, he holds the record for the highest number of gold medals in history.
At the age of 7, Phelps suffered from reduced attention syndrome. After 3 years, he broke the national record of 100m butterfly swim content. This achievement left many impressions so he was admitted to practice at the swimming club in North Baltimore.
Swimmer Michael Phelps once lost his way and thought of death. But he promptly calmly read the book and think positively. In the dark of life, a ray of light appeared to open the way for him. He realized that only swimming can satisfy himself. It is that passion that helps him understand the value of life.
In August, Phelp became a source of inspiration for the next generation of children. At the Olympic opening ceremony, the Americans chose this athlete image as a vanguard. It is really meaningful and great impact on the younger generation. The athletes in many other subjects want to see him as a motivation to move forward.
Phelps attended Rodgers Forge Primary School, Dumbarton Middle School and Towson High School. Phelps is the youngest of three children. His mother, Deborah Sue, “Debbie” Phelps, was the principal of high school. Retired father Michael Fred Phelps lives in Maryland. In high school and college, he was a football player.
However, his parents divorced in 1994 when he was 9 years old. In 2003, the father remarried. This is an event that strongly influenced the development of his thinking. Phelps turned 7 and started swimming. He promoted his forte due to the influence of his sisters. On the other hand, the solution helps him get rid of attention-deficit syndrome.