Beneath the Surface

  • by Michael Phelps, Brian Cazeneuve
  • Narrated by Marc Cashman
  • 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Just in time for the 2012 Olympics - prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.
In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the challenges that come with being thrust into the limelight. Readers worldwide will relive all the heart-stopping glory as Phelps completes his journey from the youngest man to ever set a world swimming record in 2001, to an Olympic powerhouse in 2008, and the most decorated Olympian in 2012. Athletes and fans alike will be fascinated by insights into Phelps’ training, mental preparation, and behind-the-scenes perspective on international athletic competitions. A chronicle of Phelps’ evolution from awkward teenager to media-savvy superstar, Beneath the Surface is a must-read for any sports fan.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Dull and uninspiring narrative

Alot of unneccary details that seemed like a filler. No insight in the great mind of a competitor . It was a dull narration of his races and college days. It never picked up beyond a diary journal. Do not recommend.
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- Jacob

Complete con

Complete con. Says it now includes London 2012 but doesn't even have Beijing 2008 in it.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios