Jul 24, 2017 mankinds latest setback came on sunday after one of the greatest olympians ever, michael phelps, lost a 100m swimming race to a great white shark. Jul 23, 2017 olympic legend michael phelps lost his race against a great white shark to kick off discovery channels shark week festivities. Jun 17, 2017 ap shark week has a new star attraction. Michael phelps to race great white shark for discovery. What was fake and what was real in michael phelps vs. Michael phelps will race a great white shark simplemost. Michael phelps s shark like instincts powered the american to a record 23 olympic swimming gold medals, but how would he fare against an actual shark. Jul 24, 2017 michael phelps race against a great white shark, well, wasnt what viewers expected. Michael phelps took on a great white shark in a swimming race, and the result is in. Discovery channels list of shark week programming next month includes a july 23 show titled phelps vs. Jul 23, 2017 if you tuned in sunday evening for phelps vs. And although everyone pretty much knew that phelps.
Jul 25, 2017 discovery and michael phelps are defending a recent episode of shark week in which the olympic gold medalist swam against a cgi shark. Jul 19, 2017 michael phelps a human and a great white shark a shark are going to engage in a swim race. Michael phelps may be the greatest swimmer of all time, but the phelps vs. Phelps vs shark has taken home gold for discovery as shark weeks highestrated telecast ever in key demos the july 23 special, in which olympian michael phelps. Great white great white why was the hourlong special billed as such.
Who do you got if theres anyone on the planet thats more fish than. Michael phelps 100meter race with a great white shark surprisingly came down to the wire, but the creature in its natural habitat won. At times the lovable phelps seems like an aquatic superhuman. Michael phelps, our greatest champion to ever get in the water. Jul 28, 2017 phelps vs shark has taken home gold for discovery as shark weeks highestrated telecast ever in key demos the july 23 special, in which olympian michael phelps went fintofin with a cgi. Retired competitive swimmer michael phelps, the most decorated olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals, took on a great white shark in a discovery channel special sunday night. Did michael phelps win race against great white shark. It is a different type of promotion, but last year an under armour commercial with phelps was named best ad of 2016 by adweek. Michael phelps to race a great white shark for discoverys. At the start of the race, phelps reached a speed of 8. Many were disappointed to find out that the 28time olympic medalist actually swam against a virtual. Great gold vs great white, the olympic swimmer tested his racing ability against a number of sharks but it was all simulated.
Thats the question the discovery channel television program shark week wants to answer when phelps appears in julys seasonopening episode phelps vs. Michael phelps races a great white shark sort of video. Michael phelps has been watching shark week for about as long as the rest of us have been watching him on tv. Some viewers reacted angrily, complaining that it wasnt. Michael phelps is finished, says the shark wholl race him. Great white seemed to promise to answer those questions. Michael phelps didnt actually race a real shark on tv. Great white, off the coast of cape town, south africa. Jul 20, 2017 michael phelps says diving with sharks has always been on his bucket list.
The battle for ocean supremacy, the races broadcast date was announced for july 23 along with harrowing clips of a. The nowretired olympian holds 39 world records and 23 gold medals to prove it. Some of the media you are attempting to download are from networks that limit downloads to 5 per day. Mankinds latest setback came on sunday after one of the greatest olympians ever, michael phelps, lost a 100m swimming race to a great white shark. Get a glimpse into michael phelps underwater shark cage. A shark week first brings an event so monumental, no one has ever attempted it before. The discovery channels shark week stunt disappointed many viewers but left room for a rematch. Michael phelps says diving with sharks has always been on his bucket list. Did michael phelps or great white win shark week race. In the leadup to discovery channels shark week, the network had been teasing a race between the olympic gold medalist and a great white shark. Jul 24, 2017 michael phelps raced a great white shark image. Jul 24, 2017 michael phelps swam against a shark in a 100meter race an event that aired sunday evening on the discovery channel and was forced to settle for silver.
Michael phelps race against a great white shark, well, wasnt what viewers expected. Can the greatest olympic swimmer of all time outrace a shark. Discovery channel responds to phelps vs shark backlash. Jul 23, 2017 did michael phelps or great white win shark week race. See what happens when the worlds fastest human swimmer, olympic icon michael phelps, competes against one of the fastest predators on the planet, the shark, in the ultimate race. Michael phelps swam against a shark in a 100meter race an event that aired sunday evening on the discovery channel and was forced to settle for silver. The network insisted that the shark week kickoff on. Mcgregor and the downward spiral of athletic competition see in app. Shark with a paid subscription or by signing up for a free trial. Michael phelps raced a great white shark for shark week. The event description is full of the hyperbole one would expect for shark. The shark was infact a computer simulation rather than a actual great white. Shark week is the super popular programming week for discovery channel.
The fivetime olympic champion, 32, says he became obsessed with sharks as a teenager. For shark week, the discovery channel is presenting, phelps vs. Michael phelps goes diving with sharks for discovery shark. After weeks of anticipation, michael phelps faced off with a great white shark in phelps vs. In a trailer released wednesday and titled phelps vs. Jul 24, 2017 on sunday night, michael phelps was bested in the discovery channels shark week special, phelps vs.
Probably not, but youll still want to watch phelps vs shark. Sharks are one of the most efficient predators of the ocean, closing in on their prey at high speeds. Shark week releases promo video for michael phelps vs. Jun 16, 2017 michael phelps is finished, says the shark wholl race him. Jul 24, 2017 can michael phelps beat his toughest rival yet. Michael phelps to race a great white shark for disc overy s shark week phelps s retirement certainly seems to be going well. Phelps vs shark breaks shark week ratings record for. Watch full episodes, get behind the scenes, meet the cast, and much more.
The shark was infact a computer simulation rather than a actual great white but its swim speed was calculated using. Shark kickoff to shark week was totally unrealistic. Great white the 23time olympic gold medalist swimmer was never going. The olympic goldmedal swimmer will race a great white shark for the discovery channels shark week, and we nab an exclusive finterview. Watch the olympic champion go head to head with a great white shark. Were used to seeing michael phelps dominating in the pool, but when the goat is in a shark cage, hes the one that looks like a. So phelps wasnt going to actually race a shark in a tv event titled phelps vs. Michael phelps didnt actually race a real shark on tv, and. As a kickoff to discoverys annual weeklong event, he takes his mark july 23 8 etpt for a 100meter, openwater race in phelps vs. Olympic great michael phelps rac es a great white shark on sunday as part of. Instead, the swimmer was pitted against three computer generated sharks a hammerhead, a reef shark and, last but not least, a great. With no peer in the olympic pool and a lot more time on his hands, michael phelps will be racing a shark during discovery channels shark week. Michael phelps hold 39 world records, and 23 olympic gold medals.
Michael phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time, faces off against the oceans most powerful predator in this 3d painting by artist wesley allsbrook. Shark reveal how they made the greatest swimmer of all time even faster. Jul 24, 2017 olympic great michael phelps races a great white shark on sunday as part of shark week on the discovery channel. Were used to seeing michael phelps dominating in the pool, but when the goat is in a shark cage, hes the one that looks like a would. The battle for ocean supremacy on discovery channel expecting or at least hoping to see michael phelps swimming alongside a great. On sunday night, michael phelps was bested in the discovery channels shark week special, phelps vs. Olympic great michael phelps races a great white shark on sunday as part of shark week on the discovery channel.
Michael phelps is known as the fastest man in water. Results of olympic swimmers race against oceans most fearsome predator the king of the pool threw down the gauntlet to the king of the ocean for a new documentary share. Shark, r eviewed by a shark discoverys muchballyhooed race between michael phelps and a great white shark prompts a coldblooded assessment. Viewers angry after michael phelps loses race to computer. Shark week is an annual weeklong installment of programming exclusively from the discovery channel, and phelps segment is scheduled to be aired on july 23rd at 8pm est. Great white premiered sunday night as the main event of shark week. Jul 23, 2017 michael phelps took on a great white shark in a swimming race, and the result is in. Michael phelps responds to phelps vs shark criticism. Shark week 2017 got off to a great start when discovery. Michael phelps races a great white shark sort of youtube. This toscale virtual reality art piece celebrates shark weeks phelps vs. Following fan backlash over the use of cgi in phelps vs shark. Would the shark stay in its lane, or head over to take a bite of the 23time olympic gold medalist. Jun 18, 2017 thats the question the discovery channel television program shark week wants to answer when phelps appears in julys seasonopening episode phelps vs.1001 1413 913 207 924 831 1328 136 792 667 1271 685 1149 1494 1302 715 580 1317 528 913 1014 551 1121 1249 1527 1014 1340 1033 1053 75 16 397 1365 120