Eighteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps speaks with the media during USA Swimming's 2016 Olympic Training Camp Media Day, held July 16, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. Phelps is headed to his fifth Olympic Games, a record for American male swimmers.
Lane 1 - Fox 7 Austin posts (w/video) "Michael Phelps on UT campus. Swimming great Michael Phelps is on the University of Texas campus as he continues his comeback with an eye on the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio."
Lane 2 - CoachMag posts "Why Does Britain’s Strongest Man Love Swimming? Eddie Hall harnesses his childhood passion for the pool to help him break strength records."
Lane 3 - Team USA posts "Five For Friday: Swimming. The second leg of the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas, features a stacked field including London 2012 Olympic champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Races in the three-day competition begin Friday in the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas. TV: 9:30-11 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, Universal HD Webcasts: 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, NBC Sports Live Extra; 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, usaswimming.org."
Lane 4 - The News Tribune posts "Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard speaks at Do Something Healthy. Seven-time Olympic medalist, swimmer Amanda Beard will talk Thursday about how she dealt with depression, drug abuse and other personal issues at MultiCare’s 16th annual Do Something Healthy."
Lane 5 - WOWT posts "Old Mattress Factory Watered Down For Olympic Swim Trials. USA Swimming has created a new hospitality venue that will be the centerpiece for the social scene around the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha this summer. The 5,000-square foot upstairs and balcony of the Old Mattress Factory Bar and Grill will transform to USA Swimming House throughout all eight days of the event from June 26th to July 3rd."
Lane 6 - Women's Day posts "Leisel Jones addresses her feud with Stephanie Rice. The feud was first brought to light in Leisel’s memoir Body Lengths, where she spoke of her relationship with her London Olympics team mates as being “toxic”. Stephanie, 27, was accused of being the "ringleader" and making “hurtful” remarks about Leisel’s style and eating habits behind her back. “A lot of people say feud, but most of the story was lessons that I’d learnt along the way,” Leisel explained."
Lane 7 - USA Today posts "Swim coach Bob Bowman wants Arizona State to be an example. The timing seemed odd, at least with an Olympic push coming. But Bob Bowman was drawn to Arizona State, and Arizona State to him. And so he went this past summer, taking 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps with him to the desert, along with the other professional swimmers he trained back in Baltimore."
Lane 8 - Business Insider posts "Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his unprecedented run of dominance."