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Michael Phelps of the United Sates smiles on the pool deck during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 24, 2012 in London, England.

Michael Phelps in Olympics - Previews - Day - 3

Michael Phelps of the United Sates smiles on the pool deck during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 2012 in London, England.

Michael Phelps. He's cute in a nerdy way. And by nerdy, I mean the best in the world. You go, boy.

Michael Phelps is dazed and confused in his Olympic headshot

The Rio Games represent Michael Phelps's fifth Olympics, and by charting all of his individual race times from Sydney until now, we can see how his performance has changed over the last 16 years. (Photos: Donald Miralle/Allsport (left) and Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press (right))

Michael Phelps vs. Himself

How Phelps Has Adapted Over 5 Olympic Games Includes an interesting chart comparing Phelps to himself in every year since Also makes use of some interesting graphics to compare his speed in the last three Olympics that he's competed in.

Swimming - Phelps

US Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps.I just watched him receiving his medal, surpassing all others in Olympic history!

I enjoy jumping into pools with my clothing on. Phelps has the right idea

Winning Smile-Photographed by Danielle Levitt, American swimmer Michael Phelps graces the cover of Italian GQ. Styled by Anthony Unwin (Atelier Management)

Gold medalist Michael Phelps of the U.S. (R) and silver medallist and compatriot Ryan Lochte hold their medals during the men's 200m individual medley victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 2, 2012.

Gold medalist Michael Phelps of the U. (R) and silver medallist and compatriot Ryan Lochte hold their medals during the men's individual medley victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August