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These were in the -- -- how -- to a wide -- the other cars are but they looked good thank you Michael Phelps is here America's most decorated in most successful Olympian ever.
Who has lived his entire however that any body fat that we can tell is it.
-- guys on the album we regard as this Myers Jamie so now -- it's it's pretty bad it's gotten to a point where I.
I think I'm an ascendant that's -- go elated to see what kind of died I should go on.
That's not a modular or else -- you eat before it now home and I mean.
-- 2000 and I hit two -- in and we're well on our way Iran now we just -- just -- over to -- -- -- -- about one Taiwanese so high when we put we've put a couple pounds and Alaska.
Months -- you -- I mean this is what happens pretty moving on to another fasten your life 22 medals eighteen gold two silver to bronze.
You announced your time he said there's no way of doing 2060 mound and still feel that way and -- -- wants you to.
Now I'm finished I.
You know for me I wanted to be able to retire him and hang my suit up.
How I wanted to -- and you know looking back of my career.
I've been able to do everything -- a month and I think that's something that.
Not not a lot of athletes consent and for me to be able to have the -- like I had there's nothing else from out there.
Never worked before you went swimming you -- -- sisters into swimming.
Where you -- -- looking for something to focus on and -- -- -- that they diagnosed with ADD they just say yeah we got trouble get Michael Woolfolk.
It's I mean I was diagnosed -- and as a middle -- -- so the Mamas like I don't wanna take the like I was taking Ritalin and I was like I don't wanna take this anymore and she's okay well we'll see how it goes and as it was sort has got myself off within.
And focus and then you know some it was something that allowed me to focus and I don't know whether staring at the black slime bottom pull for so many resort.
What it was when I was and -- getting very competitive and and didn't like to lose so.
-- -- -- I could even imagine.
For a long extended period of time and and to -- him.
Do you think you would have had the passion for the sport if you -- the success early for the sport in the US a world record of what fifty name.
-- I mean the only reason why we even started swimming was my mom wanted to put us in the water for water -- in those nothing else.
I -- -- -- the -- -- -- sisters and and a fall in love of the sport.
And sure enough form thing when you know one thing after another.
Just kept improving and there are just stepping stones to my you know my big goal and I wanted to changes forest so that a fifteen and I wanted to do something and nobody had -- done before.
Right so Michael Phelps by the way -- you are safe in the water that's probably -- -- the -- I am wanna put in 2018 you start a foundation them to to bring this forward and if you don't want to be Olympic champion.
You still want people to feel.
Powerful of the war.
-- order of the Boys and Girls Club since early two thousands and and you know being able to.
-- help kids set goals.
You know we've we opened up the -- I am program in 2008 minutes it's I'm healthy I'm strong I'm active.
And water safe.
And it it just helps kids you know be able to to think they can do anything they put their minds you know and and you know that's -- I was able to get to -- -- you know I had a goal and and sure there are going to be obstacles in my way but.
I wasn't away anything.
Take me out of my rhythm and and have been able to teach over 3000 kids three -- -- if I am program is.
I think it's an almost thirty.
Thirty boys and girls clubs throughout the the US and and we -- Special Olympics -- a lot as well so we have a lot going on.
So those pretty cool the -- -- a million dollar bonus for speed on -- -- we want you stay with us and he took the million houses are the foundation.
As LSU came from -- money where it didn't -- All for me it's you know I've grown up my my mother's an education and and you know I know how important.
Kids are and and they're.
-- what -- there where we are you know tomorrow you know they're going to be taking over issues and and you know it's it's important for me.
Should be able to to to have kids you water safe and and to live healthy and active lifestyles and and that was the goal of mine and and -- I'm just going on.
Checking one goal off after another but we still a lot of work a lot of work to do with the foundation and the program and and looking forward to expanding anymore.
Right so -- that you look at other options to -- you wanna do with -- time.
I'm sure you thought about this life according have you thought about going to the beach nevertheless good cola -- I mean I've.
Even when assuming I feel pretty safe with you there on the -- stand and I -- it's -- evenly go on vacation and understood I don't wanna go to a lot of -- -- even hot tub.
Not really mean sometimes like you and to being -- vacation early in the year in and scuba diving for a little -- -- -- It just in the water for so long I remember after the Olympics that we give you advice they forgot who was who said whenever you do when you get back you asking for advice you know had a late.
Win or lose you wanna be able to adapt to -- -- swimming -- keep up your routine and it.
-- -- Yeah -- yeah.
The finals and -- the club are sort it out and I wouldn't be.
I'm not gonna -- -- seven anymore.
Except for today but now -- there a couple times -- you know I'm out of probably at.
I've -- I sort of getting up earlier in there and I get out of bed before and I'm pretty much every day in and I try to eat three -- of them -- -- so it's not working -- -- month so.
I'm trying to get back in in in the gym now as is just don't usually different type of work.
The united Bob and -- my coach and I have have a goal that we I don't know for some folks hostess the go ahead.
We're thinking about running a half marathon in news and so that's kind of our work our goal -- where.
We're both preparing ourselves for him and the star he's -- to have him -- -- -- -- be me because he's -- with that's all he's he's -- -- -- had different different time -- -- in the morning -- -- -- after 5 am gonna go run with them and get the perfect swimming body you have with the running body.
I don't know I -- I was a decent runner but.
Thirteen miles of the long way I can do I could be five easily.
-- right now of thirteen that is a lot.
Michael Phelps I guess we do know something else he's focusing on and that -- -- I gave you -- -- before he wrote his book.
He's done a couple of times after so you're the latest project -- -- they Haney project.
Tell us about it.
You know it's funny I when I was in high school I wanna do I wanted to stop -- and beyond the high school golf team that.
I decided to mix that -- and continue assuming -- does a good choice of them but.
Now retired and trying to to tackle the game a little bit and it's probably one of the most humbling most challenging things I've ever done enough that I I'm very competitive and everything that I do and then.
You know being able to go out and not be able to shoot.
You know what I wanna shoot issue of my -- shooter you know.
Hit one out of bounds there you know in the water you know something something like that as -- -- it's just frustrating so -- I'm starting from ground zero and working my way out there and it's been gets -- -- Here's a little preview of Michael Phelps had a voice like Charles Barkley he's been in Russia have a better have a better swing and trust -- well this is this is that what you're pretty view we also great.
This is this just after Michael Phelps won his 22 Olympic Medal.
He -- -- -- -- about his future.
Other things that I can.
Sure I am very competitive and everything that I do but.
You know I'm not a very good golfer so -- fired.
Have a -- of -- -- X amount of shots -- working on my short gamer or or flooding we'll those things are gonna keep me motivated and and fire me up and excite -- so.
I think I will be able to sort of shifts that competitiveness that it have a -- One week later Phelps made his decision.
He would put his money into the game of golf as Hank Haney is next pupil on the Haney project Fraser -- -- Hank Haney expects all his students to share his passion for the game of golf.
And now her -- dance.
That single minded focus enabled him to build an impressive business.
And help she champions such as Mark O'Meara and Tiger Woods.
If his epitaph -- Hank Haney he talked golf.
-- would -- all just fine.
So Michael what is it like what kind of coaches -- his -- he seems somewhat laid back to my right.
Well the first -- we -- abundance.
I think -- a couple episodes and I didn't wanna pick up a golf Clement didn't want -- a golf course.
But after the new year came I literally just found.
Just a new passion for it and him and I we we work great together now you know -- we we both know.
You know he knows what I wanna accomplish and and he's -- everything you can get men and he somebody's very passionate and just like Bob was you know when I was growing up in the swimming pool so.
You know I just kind of compare them as much as I can in -- they're very similar in in in styles how they coach and and you know what they want -- student and in other times where.
You know I get frustrated if I can't I think you -- if you close.
Death and -- -- soon vote we that was in the early part of the show we.
I've controlled myself a little bit the I guess and -- seminary.
We just filmed -- a -- something I can't tell you what I can while on shipment.
You just left the way NC but it wasn't anything batters just it was a little yellow frustrated on the bag.
It's usually find so different about golf -- difficult about golf.
Is that you can't cut it out now you can't like grind it out -- cities of -- work my way through I don't have waited because his technique if you did angry.
If -- -- too much passion.
It's a problem and it's you -- your technique.
Well one thing that that I've kind of learned throughout the show is -- it's it's one shot at a time.
You know it's it's in -- folks on one shot.
If -- a bad shot put it behind you and get ready for the next shot you know try to think about what you're doing wrong and and you know see you know how the ball flight was -- You know -- you can take away if if you're conflicts with open north disclose their.
You know share your grip slipped off her.
You know so -- that's that's something and I've been -- -- -- later in the show.
-- and pick up on so.
I have been able learn a boat -- from from working with Hank over the last you know.
Five or six months and and just been able to actually learn the game.
I wanna talk about -- passion for the ravens is excited at the Super Bowl.
In New Orleans and I know -- how old passion -- Ray Lewis also a touchy about taking batting practice the Baltimore Orioles.
And you -- grow swimming and we knew you are gonna say goodbye the sport you gotta go back to reach back for it.
-- -- continued talk of Michael Phelps the most successful.
He's got 22 medals but he's looking to move on.
And he's that you -- seemed tonight on the Golf Channel the 25 that's Monday that's tonight 9 o'clock eastern time.
You've got to see Michael human how about that there -- -- -- Needed this.
And my mom and I literally -- in the -- -- the whole entire time and it's.
It's amazing to bring -- back to Baltimore had -- today -- work so hard together as a team and it's good to see -- out of town like this idea would have.
Like I said bring it back to the the city where it belongs.
As -- cost of oil and in the moment are crimes -- and my knee hurts from her driving itself was that ends up where it's it's integrated.
Michael Phelps with a -- talking right after the -- vulnerable Hillary -- dramatic victory after huge power outage films on -- just gonna get back into the game.
Michael I mean as much as -- you so laid back as a competitor in the Olympics but as a fail and you're.
Off the -- gone nuts I'm in.
The -- was Ray Lewis wishes and prayers -- Lou senator Israel -- You know it's when the power outage happened I was like man this momentous turning into -- like this -- nothing's ever easy.
It always is a -- it's always some nail biting finish and I mean what can we just keep the game go on as this memory we could put up sixty points.
And it was -- you know being able to watcher.
Not talk to him I guess.
Right after the -- and we -- home.
And he's injured and personnel customs like how bad do you want to hear those words can't chemist gravity using know that.
And right there I just I -- it's sends chills -- my body right now just thinking about it in other menaces.
And so passionate.
He's an inspiration to me you know being able to watch him and then.
Listen to him and how -- talks and and you know he's motivated me -- some media -- the tail under my career so.
So what -- stadium Michael Phelps when you're saying I don't know if I -- he knows you know you birdie accomplished so much.
He already won a super -- or even an all pro multiple years you won a national championships in college.
He was good he was dead until we turn is by -- maybe he was gonna retire.
What could he -- you.
There would light the fire.
Because -- from then you.
You know it it was in.
-- he helped me light the fire you know -- Without getting any detail in on him and are the only few people ever know whoever know what what.
Talk happened between us.
But he does it is maybe open my eyes a little bit more maybe think outside the box -- and I was able to sign the passion with the myself and then.
Knew that I still have what it took to be able to come back and and to retire on top and then.
You know one thing and never wanted wanna come as -- never wanted to have -- what offend and I can look back and said the -- -- You know ray Mancini ensemble and was at California in the in the early -- and so played softball in the Arabian light heavyweight champion being chipped in two different divisions.
Asserted in an international mainly -- to movie form.
And he said he had a really hard time when he stopped from even we wanted to stop was tired of boxing -- the training.
And he said he had a -- Kris one time of the -- that -- you have to realize this.
Did anything you do not live up to -- -- world heavyweight champ for the world.
And I found that he felt good about it but I almost felt sad form because that means in your twenties.
You hitch -- -- How do you does that does that is that good advice did you ever get that advice.
No but you know I think something that you really do have to think -- you have to sort of trend just said there'd be able to transition and and you know for me I look back in my -- -- -- and said I did everything I wanted to do and you know now it's time to turn the page and go to something else and and you know I'm -- very goal oriented person and then.
You know it like we talked about earlier -- wanna continue to euros for -- -- wanna continue to help kids you want assessment.
You know there's there's still so much trying to do it but it's just different now that I'm not and the poor not competing anymore.
So is somebody challenge me and then.
My -- and actually John -- and in on somebody writes a lot starting -- been keeping a journal last couple years just to be able to get my emotions out on paper instead of millennium build up.
And and I did he took my book can he wrote -- one -- five years ten years.
You know where I wanna be in the year wanna be a fighters -- I -- tennis.
And that's been challenging -- -- did it's it's been a challenge for me to be able to put things on paper because it's like I'm so lost because it's.
You know I don't know did this this is my first time being out of the pool so you know it's it's making me dig down and and to see what I really want as a person and and you know there there are some things on on the paper but.
Not anywhere close to apprehend him out there should be -- the -- -- We have Michael -- Michael Phelps I guess but I imagine he's pleased with the store the Haney project with Hank -- 9 o'clock.
And on the Golf Channel how many episodes to be shot.
Was shot seven and a half we were more on her behalf -- -- -- you have -- show us.
How much better could you tell me to -- gotten.
I mean I.
Probably release that not be able to hold the collaborator taken away right -- -- -- my putting.
And I remember it literally from a friend or joking when I would putt I would look at the -- -- looked down.
So it's like I was -- the top of the ball or like -- is like I would hit the ground itself.
I've actually picked up the golf how the game should be played did you hit it I watched you hit upon from -- what this is.
It's really an all time record.
A lockbox that potent.
No -- -- -- -- did -- present.
Feet you can -- as long -- -- one of them have been one of the partners that -- -- -- one of the guys in the foursome had it.
About five yards behind me and and he putted from off the green and I kind of had his line a little bit.
Kind of watch where -- died died down the hill.
And I just wanted to try to lag it up over the hill in its latest message yourselves feel and I just started tailing him mostly go that this is gonna go -- him.
Rite -- by the way you see that you -- have friends that comes tremendous -- watch Monday nights and everything Michael Phelps does on the Golf Channel.
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