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Michael Fred Phelps was born on June 30, 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Fred and Debbie Phelps.
"I use a bunch of Speedo training gear, like kickboards, pull buoys, training paddles, and snorkels," Phelps says.
"I'll also listen to music during some of my longer workouts with H20 Audio's waterproof headphones." Hit the Weights "In preparation for Beijing, I started adding weightlifting to my dry-land work," Phelps says.
The youngest of three children, Michael Phelps and his sisters grew up in the neighborhood of Rodgers Forge.
His father, Fred, an all-around athlete, was a state trooper; mother Debbie was a middle-school principal.