The Nov.-Dec. 2012 issue of Splash is now available online and as a mobile app for your iPad and iPhone. This issue is our special tribute to the greatest swimmer of all time – Michael Phelps.
This summer in London, Michael became the most decorated Olympian of all time, winning four gold and two silver medals to bring his lifetime medal tally to 22 (18 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze).
There is no question he is the greatest swimmer of all time, but what makes him so much faster than his competitors? Here’s a look at his strengths in each of the four strokes, as analyzed by USA Swimming’s National Team High Performance Consultant Russell Mark, and overall strategy in individual medley races.
Read about it now in Individual Medley Master.