Michael Phelps just announced that he is giving a portion of his $1,000,000 from Speedo for winning the big 8 golds to start a foundation for young swimmers. That is awesome, but it will also help his mental game. He now has other interests outside competition and that will make him feel good about himself, regardless how he swims, day in and day out. It will also prevent burnout.
September 3, 2008