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.

Michael Phelps 8 golds from beijing
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Phelps lived up to the expectations in Beijing and marched into the record books with eight Olympic gold medals. The American set world records in four of his five individual events. He was also a member of three record-setting relay teams.

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