Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

Published On: Apr 20 2012 01:09:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 03 2012 09:28:40 AM CDT

Take a look at Michael Phelps in and out of the pool and see how the Baltimore native became an Olympic champion.

Michael Phelps overhead action shot
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Carlos Barria/Reuters

Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney Games at the age of 15. He finished fifth in the 200m butterfly.

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