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Michael Phelps Shares History

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Aug 23, 2008 • References: jamnoe and pinkisthenewblog
To sweeten the close of Michal Phelps' fairytale Beijing Olympics, he's just signed a book deal with Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, to tell his story.

The book deal comes after a historic Olympic run in which Phelps became the winningest Olympian in the history of the modern Games. "Built to Succeed," which is scheduled for a December release, will cover Phelps' philosophies on training and competition. It'll also delve deeper into his personal life, discussing the challenges of coping with an attention-deficit disorder and being raised by a single mom.