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Debbie Phelps

Debbie Phelps
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  • From Sun Magazine: Debbie Phelps is puttin' on the glitz

    From Sun Magazine: Debbie Phelps is puttin' on the glitz
    Baltimore's favorite mother has inspired a saying. Whenever her friends and family encounter something Debbie Phelps would say or want or do, someone will inevitably say: "That's so DP." Things that sparkle and shine and make statements? Very DP. An...
  • Measure of a Swimmer

    Measure of a Swimmer
    One in a series of occasional articles on Michael Phelps and his path to the 2004 Olympics. The late Doc Counsilman was a World War II pilot before he revolutionized swimming. He applied physics to the sport, but in addition to lift and drag and force...
  • A reluctant prodigy

    On the second Wednesday of 2004, Michael Phelps took his first solo business trip. Taking direction from a crew filming a commercial in Malibu, he splashed in the Pacific. Then Phelps hustled back across the country for a brief stop at his Rodgers Forge...
  • Juggling Olympic demands

    Juggling Olympic demands
    Wasn't this a marketing can't-miss? Michael Phelps has endorsement deals with more than a half-dozen companies. Two, Visa and Argent Mortgage, are also linked to thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Its middle stop is in Baltimore, where organizers of the...
  • Growth of Bowman on a par with star's

    One in a series of occasional articles on Michael Phelps and his path to the 2004 Olympics. When he swam in the 2000 Olympics, Michael Phelps was 15, the youngest American to earn a trip to Sydney, Australia. Now that Phelps is 18 and a young man atop...
  • Life in the fast lane

    Four years from now, the world will scrutinize him again. His braces will be gone, and, yes, he'll have his driving license. He will have stopped growing nine inches and 60 pounds in a single year. His program will have expanded from his lone 200-meter...
  • Pool shows ripple effects

    One in a series of occasional articles on Michael Phelps and his path to the 2004 Olympics. For most of its existence, the North Baltimore Aquatic Club was associated with female swimmers driven to Olympic gold by a taskmaster coach. The NBAC's...
  • One family's ebb and flow

    Michael Phelps awoke today on the other side of the world. En route to two meets next week in Australia, he stopped in New Zealand for research and development work at the University of Otago. His strokes and body specifications are being gauged in one...
  • Suiting up for Olympic victory

    NEW YORK - Pressure is the name of a sleek Greenwich Village nightclub that Michael Phelps, by virtue of his tender age, could not set foot into most evenings. Yesterday morning, though, there was no question of keeping out the reigning king of the...
  • For precocious Phelps, it's a race against time

    The buzz is building over Michael Phelps. The 15-year-old from Rodgers Forge has the sinew and strokes to someday be mentioned with America's swimming legends. In 2004 and 2008, he could collect times and titles worthy of Weissmuller and Schollander,...