Press Conference Video: Phelps and Bowman Using Pan Pacs To Continue Honing Racing Skills

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GOLD COAST, Australia, August 19. MICHAEL Phelps and Bob Bowman spoke with the press Wednesday morning, the eve of the Pan Pacific championships, about the journey the two have taken since Phelps’ return to racing.

In addition to reliving the “age group mistakes” he made at the U.S. nationals recently and how he’s getting reacquainted with racing, Phelps also reiterated that his return to the pool was not primarily motivated by a desire to achieve particular times or reach new goals. “I’m doing it because I want to,” the 18-time Olympic champion said.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the Senior Writer for and Swimming World Magazine. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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