Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

POSTED: 2:09 PM Apr 20 2012   UPDATED: 10:28 AM Aug 03 2012

Take a look at Michael Phelps in and out of the pool and see how the Baltimore native became an Olympic champion.

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David Gray/Reuters

Following the Athens Games, Phelps underwent some personal changes. He enrolled at the University of Michigan, where his coach, Bob Bowman, was leading the Wolverines. Phelps attended classes and trained under Bowman to prepare for the Beijing Games.

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