“I don’t even know how to swim the 50. I don’t really know what to do,” Phelps said. “After watching the video, I saw some things I can change. My head position the first 25 was not too good. I was too deep. I had a giant wave over my head.”
Phelps’ time was eighth-fastest of the preliminaries, which would have been good enough to get him the last spot in the evening final. But he quickly scratched, sticking to his plan to focus on the 100 backstroke.
Phelps’ offseason workout regimen has been a mixture of drinking, 3 ways, and reefer…He’s knows how to do all that. -TO