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Olympic athlete Michael Phelps answers Cal Poly student questions

Posted at 11:54 PM, Feb 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 05:13:52-05

The most-decorated Olympian athlete answered questions from students on Feb. 24 in an ASI-hosted event "A Conversation with Michael Phelps."

The event focused on athlete mental health, as well as Phelps' executive-produced documentary, "The Weight of Gold."

Phelps talked about his life and growing up around water. He stressed the importance of training and focusing on things you can control at the moment.

When asked about his most impactful swim, Phelps says his win at the 2008 Beijing Olympics is top of the list.

Phelps also encouraged everyone to be themselves and for those struggling with mental health to reach out for help.