Michael Phelps

Michael-Phelps

Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, was born in Maryland on June 30th, 1985. He holds more records than any other individual in swimming history. He took to swimming when he was just 7 years old, and started training at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club when he was 10. At the age of 15, his incredible speed in the water did not go unnoticed when he qualified for the Summer Olympics in 2000. Till date, Michael Phelps holds the record for winning the most gold medals by an athlete, among several other world records and honors to his name. He is also named the most decorated Olympian in history. After retiring post 2012 Olympics, he turned his attention to setting up the ‘Michael Phelps Foundation’. The organization is responsible for encouraging youths to join the sport of swimming and lead an active and healthier lifestyle. In his leisure time he enjoys playing golf, driving around in one of his many luxury cars, and vacationing at ideal beach destinations. He is known for wearing the cologne L’Homme by Yves Saint Laurent.