Beneath the Surface: My Story

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“A wonderful and candid inside look into the life and mind of the greatest swimmer of all time.” —Joe Naber, 1976 Olympic Champion

Just in time for the 2012 Olympics—prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.

In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the challenges that come with being thrust into the limelight. Readers worldwide will relive all the heart-stopping glory as Phelps completes his journey from the youngest man to ever set a world swimming record in 2001, to an Olympic powerhouse in 2008, and the most decorated Olympian in 2012. Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps’ training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspective on international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps’ evolution from awkward teenager to media-savvy superstar, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.

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Just in time for the 2012 Olympics—prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.

In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the challenges that come with being thrust into the limelight. Readers worldwide will relive all the heart-stopping glory as Phelps completes his journey from the youngest man to ever set a world swimming record in 2001, to an Olympic powerhouse in 2008, and the most decorated Olympian in 2012. Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps’ training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspective on international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps’ evolution from awkward teenager to media-savvy superstar, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.

About the Author:

Michael Phelps is the most decorated swimmer in the history of World Championship swimming. An eight-time Olympic medalist and twenty-time world record holder, Phelps is considered to be one of the greatest swimmers in history. He is a member of the U.S. men’s swim team and will compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Brian Cazeneuve is a staff writer at Sports Illustrated, where he has been covering the Olympics since 1995. His freelance work has appeared in numerous national publications, including Time, People, the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Sports, and others. He lives in New York City.

Bob Costas is one of America’s most well known sportscasters. He began his career as a student announcer before joining NBC Sports in 1980. Costas is known for coverage of the Olympics and can be seen regularly hosting Football Night in America. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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