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PostSubject: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 9:15 am

Now has 19 medals, 15 of them being gold.

This man will go down as one of the greatest athletes of my generation.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 2:42 pm

of any generation

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 3:09 pm

And Phelps could still add to that tally.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 7:30 pm

But he's just a swimmer.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 7:39 pm

Swimming is a very competitive portion of the summer games. Pretty much every country has access to or has the means to provide a swimming pool to it's athletes and this guy took more gold medals than anyone ever four years ago. It's pretty insane.

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 7:47 pm

But is there any other sport that provides more opportunity for metals. Leben is twice the athlete yet he can only get on metal for basketball. Maybe he should get one for dunking, one for dribbling, one for passing, and one for defense.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 4:18 am

he's definately in the debate about greatest olympians but he's lucky he's in a sport where you get the opportunity to win more medals than just about anyone else.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 10:09 am

Farmer1906 wrote:
But he's just a swimmer.

He's American, I thought you of all people would be ejaculating all over him.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 10:25 am

Phelps can't be in any GOAT athlete discussion and I don't think he should be in any Olympic GOAT discussion. I think Carl Lewis is a far more impressive Olympian.

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 10:46 am

OU wrote:
Phelps can't be in any GOAT athlete discussion and I don't think he should be in any Olympic GOAT discussion. I think Carl Lewis is a far more impressive Olympian.

Why not ?
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 10:59 am

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OU wrote:
Phelps can't be in any GOAT athlete discussion and I don't think he should be in any Olympic GOAT discussion. I think Carl Lewis is a far more impressive Olympian.

Why not ?
Just my opinion. Carl's 20 years of dominance and gold medals in 4 different Olympics is just far more impressive in my eyes.

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 11:40 am

I 2nd Carl Lewis. Phelps is in the discussion though.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 11:44 am

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 11:45 am

The thing about Phelps is that the most respected swimming style is freestyle and Phelps only has 1 gold medal in individual freestyle.
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 11:58 am

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The thing about Phelps is that the most respected swimming style is freestyle and Phelps only has 1 gold medal in individual freestyle.
I'm just always going to personally appreciate the track and field guys more like Lewis and Owens. Just far more impressive feats in my mind.

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 5:27 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 5:29 pm

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Is it now 20 ? I saw a news flash earlier that Phelps won another gold.


put that in a spoiler!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 5:31 pm

Sorry.

Ahh damn time zones Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Michael Phelps   Michael Phelps EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 5:31 pm

you dun goofed

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Uh, Are u fucking serious with this post bro?



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