Beneath the Surface: My Story

Beneath the Surface: My Story

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by Michael Phelps, Brian Cazeneuve
     
 

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Just in time for the 2012 Olympics—prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.

In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the challenges that come with being

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Just in time for the 2012 Olympics—prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.

In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the challenges that come with being thrust into the limelight. Readers worldwide will relive all the heart-stopping glory as Phelps completes his journey from the youngest man to ever set a world swimming record in 2001, to an Olympic powerhouse in 2008, and the most decorated Olympian in 2012. Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps’ training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspective on international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps’ evolution from awkward teenager to media-savvy superstar, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613210635
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
09/22/2012
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
379,340
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Phelps is the most decorated swimmer in the history of
World Championship swimming. An eight-time Olympic medalist and twenty-time world record holder, Phelps is considered to be one of the greatest swimmers in history. He is a member of the U.S. men’s swim team and will compete in the 2012 Summer
Olympic Games.

Brian Cazeneuve is a staff writer at Sports Illustrated, where he has been covering the Olympics since 1995. His freelance work has appeared in numerous national publications, including Time,
People, the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Sports, and others. He lives in New York City.

Bob Costas is one of America’s most well known sportscasters.
He began his career as a student announcer before joining NBC
Sports in 1980. Costas is known for coverage of the Olympics and can be seen regularly hosting Football Night in America. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is written well. Really explains the up and coming of Michael Phelps. Shows you the effort and decisions it took for him to become the greatest olympian of all time and change the swimming world forever.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love to swim and he helps me on my technices. He also is a very inspireing person. This is a good book to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ur my idol and lso i met him and katy ledecky
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I have met over 85 olympians including phelps
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Phelps you are my heroe!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am a competitive swimmer. It would be a pleasure to meet michael phelps. I have been on a swim team since I was five. I have been swimming since six months. I have at least seven posters of you. I reccomend this book for tweens and up.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At my swim team, Wichita Swim Club (WSC), we are the home team of Caroline Bruce and some other Olympians. I will get to write my name on that banner in 2020! Should I get it? -Swimmer Forever (SwimGirl)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How many pages are there