American Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Is Hooked On Words With Friends
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (18, double the second highest record holders), Olympic gold medals in individual events (11), and Olympic medals in individual events for a male (13).
Phelps had a spectacular performance in 2008 at the Olympic Games in Beijing when he picked up a record eight gold medals, breaking the 1972 record of American swimmer Mark Spitz. Phelps also has won more individual Olympic gold medals than any other athlete — a number he is expected to add to at the 2012 games in London. God bless, & best wishes in all events to 2012 olympic athletes.
Few athletes have dominated their sport like Eric Heiden did at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games. He won five gold medals in speed skating, sweeping every men's event from the 500m sprint to the grueling 10000m race. and breaking every Olympic record and one world record in the process. No other athlete has ever won as many gold medals at a single Winter Olympiad. It his great misfortune that his feats have been somewhat overshadowed by the "Miracle on Ice" that occurred at the nearby…
"It is everything I thought it would be; being the Olympic champion, it definitely is an amazing feeling. And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to him and the blessings fall down on me," -Gabby Douglas "Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me." - Gabby Douglas