For 12 years, Michael Phelps, has been the face of American Swimming and yesterday, he said goodbye.
Phelps, who was joined by Olympic stars, Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen and Nathan Adrian for his final shot at a medal in his storied career. Finishing 3 seconds ahead of Japan and Australia, Phelps claimed his 22nd Olympic Medal. Phelps earned an astonishing 22 medals, 18 of them gold in Athens, Beijing and now these current London Games. Read the rest of this entry »
Michael Phelps may not have started the London Olympics with the Gold that he wanted but that isn’t stopping him from setting some new records.
Today at the Aquatic Center, Phelps took the silver in the 200m fly, earning his 18th medal overall. 14 gold, two silvers and two bronze, joining Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina as the most decorated Olympian history. Phelps is thought to pick-up number 19 later this afternoon, as the US is the heavy-favorite to win Gold in the 4×200 freestyle relay. Read the rest of this entry »
In an event that he has won Gold at during the last two Olympic Games, Michael Phelps has failed to medal in the Men’s 400m IM.
After Phelps qualified 8th in the event, Michael finished the event with a 4:09.28, 4 seconds behind the new Gold Medal holder, Ryan Lochte. Lochte stole gold in the first showdown between the two super-star swimmers, earning the first Gold for Team USA. Read the rest of this entry »
January 13th, 2010 by Cowboy
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Celebrities are in the public eye 24/7, whether they like it or not, and that requires professional sylists, PR coaches, image-consultants, and touch-up artists, among other busy-bodies. All this help keep celebs looking good, but when a celeb shows up in print, that truly becomes their time to shine. With a team of Photoshopping professionals, a celebrity can go from drab to fab without even trying — that is, if someone doesn’t screw it up. We’ve all seen more than our fair share of overly airbrushed celebrities — most of the time without realizing it — and our perception of beauty is skewed because of it. Here are the 15 most ridiculous examples of celebrity Photoshop disasters we could find.
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Champion swimmer Michael Phelps has landed himself in hot water again – this time the Golden Boy is facing the wrath of the Tax Man. A tax lien filed last year has revealed that Phelps, 24, owes the State of California $23,289.16 for returns filed in 2005 and 2006.
It looks like Phelps is going through a rough patch.
Last February, a snap of the Charm City native smoking marijuana through a pipe was leaked to the British press. The athlete later apologized and was slapped with a 30-day suspension. In August, Phelps was fined $40 for carrying an invalid driving license after a motorist plowed into his Escalade in Downtown Baltimore.