Placed 5th in the 50m free at the 2012 Olympic Games...Qualified for the 2012 Olympic team by finishing second in the 50m free ... Won an Olympic gold medal in the 50m free at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney ... Also won a gold medal as a member of the United State's 400m medley relay (freestyle leg in prelims) and a silver medal as a member of the U.S. 400m free relay
2012: 5th 50 Fr ... 2000: Gold, 50m FR; Silver, 4x100m FR-R
World Champs History
2001: Gold, 50m FR; Gold, 100m FR
Olympic Trials History
2012: 2nd, 50m FR, 13th, 100 Fr ... 2000: 2nd, 50m FR; 5th, 100m FR
William Hart High School '99
Future Professional Aspirations
Job Outside of Swimming
Jack and Sherry ... his father is of African-American and Native American descent and his mother is Jewish ... father played football
Less than one year old ... "Early fascination with the feel and the freedom."
Had a Beta fish, Phineas ... "He passed during a cold NYC winter. Now he swims in the great fishbowl in the sky."
Hobbies Outside the Pool
Guitar, karaoke, reading, DotA 2 (video games)