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Michael Phelps Covers ESPN Magazine

Michael Phelps Covers ESPN Magazine

Swimming superstar and Olympian Michael Phelps covers the new issue of ESPN the Magazine – featuring the ESPN 100 (annual list of biggest achievements, letdowns and sports controversies of the year.)

The 23-year-old American sensation is decked out with colorful and dramatic tatoos all over his face and body.

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WHAT DO YOU THINK of the ESPN mag cover with Michael Phelps — YAY or NAY?

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# 1

Can’t stand him, but it is a pretty cool idea and picture.

# 2

He’s a great athlete but the cover is weird.

# 3
mackenzie @ 12/11/2008 at 9:12 pm

agree with #1 except 4 the cant stand him part lol
think hes a great swimmer and person.. kwl picture

# 4
Rachel the real rachel @ 12/11/2008 at 9:15 pm


# 5

The graphic design is amazing it’s a YAY for me!

# 6

Well he looks slightly less shortbus in this picture. But only slightly so.

# 7
volleyballgrl @ 12/11/2008 at 10:59 pm

his face isn’t as ugly as it usually is in this picture…but the graphics cover up the best part of his look..his its a yay for may!!

# 8

I’m tired of him. Next!

# 9
mousierocks @ 12/11/2008 at 11:20 pm

Much better than the SI cover.

tobester28 @ 12/11/2008 at 11:37 pm

I don’t think those are tatoos…I think its ESPN’s way of saying that they think he’s a super swimming robot…they are showing his “robot” interior as they peel his skin away. Very scifi sexy.


Anything to cover more of him up. He is disturbingly ugly…

Snow White @ 12/12/2008 at 7:41 am

He looks like a robot to me, agree with #10

poindexter @ 12/12/2008 at 10:33 am

Interesting pic, it’s not your usual Phelps-in-micro-speedo cover. I like it.

two words: BLOOD DOPING

Great looking dude, I am envious.

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