Michael Phelps has already dominated the human race in swimming. When you’ve got more gold medals than any athlete in the history of the Olympics, there’s nothing left to do but challenge a different species. And that’s exactly what Phelps will do during Discovery Channel’s Shark Week this year.
Phelps is set to race a motherfucking great white shark on July 23. The program will be called “Phelps vs. Shark: Great gold vs. Great White” and will be produced by NBC News’ Peacock Productions
First off, props to the Discovery Channel writers for coming up with one of the most badass ideas I’ve ever heard. But I have some questions. Will Phelps be in the same body of water as the shark? How will they get the shark to swim in the direction they want? (Based on my extensive shark knowledge cultivated from watching lots of movies, I assume they’ll use either a bucket of chum or a sexy girl).
Phelps is already sizing up his competitor. He went cage diving earlier this week.