Michael Phelps

By:Hailey Mickelson

Michael Phelps won a gold medal in the 2008 Olympics for fastest time swimming.

Important Facts

  • Michael's coach taught Michael every thing he needs to know about swimming.
  • Michael's family was supportive through his times swimming.
  • Hard training also helped Michael through his time in the Olympics.

Important people,places,things,or ideas

Interesting Facts

Michael was born on June 30,1985 in Maryland.
In 1992 Michael took his first swimming lessons.
Michael is double jointed on his shoulders and arms.
Michael Phelps set an American record for the 200 meter freestyle.

Life lesson

The important life lesson in the story is to never give up.

Xtreme Athlete Michael Phelps

By:Kerrily Sapet