|About the Book|
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte have led amazing lives and have changed the swimming world forever. This book follows both mens lives from their humble beginnings all the way through their performances at the 2012 Olympics in London.Michael Phelps is widely known as the greatest and most decorated Olympic swimmer of all time. Most fans are aware of his record 22 Olympic medals, including four gold and two silver medals at the 2012 London Olympics, but in order to truly understand Michael Phelps, you must first understand where he came from. This book explores Phelps upbringing, his high school career, and details his breakthrough onto the international stage all the way through the 2012 London Olympics.Ryan Lochte is no second fiddle. He, himself, is one of the most decorated Olympic swimmers of all time. After winning five medals at the 2012 London Olympics, Lochte has now won 11 medals in his Olympic career. This book not only uncovers Lochte’s upbringing, but also details his rivalry with Phelps and his successes at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympic Games.Phelps’ and Lochte’s unbelievable talents and charismatic personalities have their fans and critics alike wondering where their careers will take them next. Inside, you will discover where it all started for both of them and learn why so many fans love them so much. From family to swimming to the future, all you need to know about Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of their lives.