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At that time at the Olympic Games. That's a tough. I mean, that's where I think the real truth comes out, because I think there are a lot of people who are very talented who can make it there. Ther...
But if you want it bad enough, they'll do whatever it takes to get there. I think that's. Probably the easiest way to put it. And the best way to put it?
I believe that whatever I put my mind to, and if I was willing to make sacrifices and I was dedicated, that I could achieve absolutely anything, and you still do, I still do.
I think the biggest thing that that I've always said is never give up. And I I never have and nobody ever should.
I wanna do something that nobody else has ever done in the sport. I wanna do something different. I don't wanna be the second Mark Spitz. I want to be the first microphones.
I wanted to be the greatest of all time.
I wanted to be the greatest. I wanted to be the best.
I wanted to do something that nobody had ever done. And that started with a dream and a goal.
I was upset with my performance, you know, I got fifth and 15. Yeah, it's great. But I mean, let's be honest, I don't want to come back with a participation like ribbon. Like I want to come back wi...
I would do things purposely to piss them off, but that's a different story.
I'm going to show the world who Michael Phelps is, and I wasn't gonna care.
If everybody is excited to get out of bed every single day, if I saw a hand, I'm going to blatantly call you a liar because we all know that is far from the truth.
If you didn't like it, it's not my problem.
In the sport of swimming, if you miss one day, it takes you two days to get back to where you were. Everybody else is taking a step back on Sunday when they weren't swimming and I was taking that o...
It's like people don't make excuses. Some of the best athlete or the greatest athletes in the world do things when they're uncomfortable.
OK, let's do it.
The greats do things when they don't always want to.
What's next?
When I said I wanted to win 8 gold medal, this basically half the people in the swimming world thought I was absolutely crazy and nobody could ever do something like that.
You know, what I did wasn't rocket science.