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A grown-up Michael Phelps looks back on the Beijing Olympics, 10 years later

A grown-up Michael Phelps looks back on the Beijing Olympics, 10 years later

A grown-up Michael Phelps looks back on Beijing, 10 years later

By Childs Walker

Aug. 10, 2018

Michael Phelps apologizes for calling 15 minutes late.

“Boomer is in the process of making a pizza right now,” he explained, referring to his 2-year-old son. And as any young parent knows, a toddler’s priorities are the priorities of the household, even if Dad is a 23-time Olympic gold medalist.

What if, Phelps is asked, he could jump back a decade and describe this scene to his 23-year-old...

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