Beneath the Surface: My Story

Beneath the Surface: My Story

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Beneath the Surface: My Story by Michael Phelps


Prepare to peek into the mind of a champion, known as the most decorated Olympian of all time with 28 medals, including 23 gold, with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’s 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, to surpassing the greatest athlete of ancient Greece, Leonidas of Rhodes, with 13 triumphs in 2016. Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps’s training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspective on international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps’s evolution from awkward teenager to record-breaking powerhouse, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.

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ISBN-13: 9781683580874
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 225,514
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time. He is a member of the U.S. men’s swim team and has competed in the 2016 Summer Rio Olympics. Phelps is considered to be one of the greatest swimmers in history, with 28 total Olympic medals, including 23 gold.

Brian Cazeneuve is a 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, the Washington Post, NBC Sports, and others.

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. He has been the host of eleven Olympic games and can be seen regularly hosting The NFL on NBC.

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Beneath the Surface: My Story 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Going to be awhile before someone beats his 23 gold medals. Maybe ledecky will do it. Love his team spirit, love for his family and character.
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I have met over 85 olympians including phelps
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Phelps you are my heroe!
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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