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Saturday, August 9, 2008

Is Michael Phelps Retarded?

Michael Phelps may be the best athlete to ever compete in any sport. Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Roger Federer. None of them, arguably, dominate a sport like Phelps. Already 8 medals. Maybe 8 more. But, the question that we all ask is... Is Phelps retarded? Maybe not -can't -support- self retarded, but I'm talking about slow. Can a person be that focused on winning and training without be distracted by insecurity, doubt, self awareness, or life questions, which aren't things that dumb people can relate to. Obviously his physical condition is a deformity, but is his mental condition also a deformity? He sure sounds retarded when he talks. Am I right or am I right? Right? Is this something that needs to be discussed probably not. Does he qualify for special olympics? I don't know. Am I going to hell? Yes. See you all there. Michael Phelps broke his own world record by 2 seconds winning his first gold of Beijing. Career gold medal 7, 3 away from breaking all the records. US leads overall with 8 medals. China has Gold medal lead with 3. 

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