Run Your Race, Focus On Your Lane

I’ll admit, I’m a bit intrigued by these photos of Phelps from the 2016 Olympics. Why? Because as the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Picture #1 sent the Internet into a frenzy. One look and you know that Phelps has his game face on. This “death glare” soon became known as #PhelpsFace. And according to Phelps, even as Chad le Clos was shadow boxing in front of him, he refused to give the man even one small glance. Phelps went on to say, "I was trying not to really look" at Chad le Clos. “He does his thing, I do my thing.” Picture #2 speaks for itself. During the 200M Butterfly, Chad le Clos was caught looking over at Phelps. And before we know it, Phelps took home the victory. Le Clos lost his focus and … [Read more...]