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Michael Phelps vs. Shark: Watch the epic race | SI.com

Posted by | July 28, 2017 | Uncategorized

By Chris Chavez

Sunday July 23rd, 2017 Olympic legend Michael Phelps lost his race against a great white shark to kick off Discovery Channel’s Shark Week festivities. He fell to the impressive animal by 2.0 seconds. Phelps and the shark swam 100 meters in the same open water but the race did not take place at the same time. The Discovery Channel team calculated a great white’s speed over that distance prior to Phelps’ race, and superimposed the footage of the shark as Phelps swam in freezing cold waters.   Read More…

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