Michael Phelps


Michael Phelps Biography

Michael Fred Phelps , A.K.A gold medal, record breaking and Olympic winner, was born on June 30th,1985 in Baltimore,Maryland. Michael was the youngest of 3 kids. Michael and his two sisters grew up in the neighborhood Rodgers Forge. His two sisters influenced him to swim when they started to swim at the local swim team.

Michael Phelps's accomplishments are 18 gold, two silver, and two bronze medals. Also, Michael was the youngest man to break a world record, the 200m butterfly at the 2001 Spring Nationals. Michael is famous for being the youngest male Olympian since 1932 ,winning 22 medals, setting 7 world records, 8 American records and more. With 22 medals, Michael is the most decorated Olympian of all time. He was named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 2008.

Michael likes to watch T.V or play video games in his free time. Michael has a wingspan of six feet, seven inches and his shoe size is 14.

I picked Michael Phelps as my person because he is ordinary but different at the same time also he inspired me to maybe go to the Olympics someday.