What is more Impressive

Discussion in 'Olympics' started by padd, Aug 21, 2008.


Which is more impressive

  1. Michael Phelps

  2. Usain Bolt

  1. padd

    padd Registered Member

    What is more Impressive; Micheal Phelps the fastest man in the water or Usain Bolt the fastest man on land.. I saw this on sportsnet the other day and Usain Bolt won the poll.. just wanted to see what you guys think.

  2. dDave

    dDave Guardian of the Light V.I.P.

    They're both absolutely amazing at what they do, I have to say that Usain Bolt is more amazing though, he broke 2 world records this olympics that I thought wouldn't be broken for years, guess I was wrong. I was definitely expecting phelps to break some serious records (not 8 golds, nobody could have predicted that.

    Usain Bolt

    100m (9.69)
    200m (19.30)

    too bad he doesn't want to do the 400m though

    iaaf.org - Bolt - 100, 200 . . . 400m?

    sort of surprising, but if I were him then I'd be trying to pack those records in a bit before moving on.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2008
  3. micfranklin

    micfranklin Eviscerator

    Phelps, and the way he did it was just beyond impressive.
  4. Tainted_Glory

    Tainted_Glory Not a Scientologist

    Phelps. Anyone who's just so damn good, they think he's a genetic experiment, and the Chinese have said this, is the best.
  5. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    What Phelps did impresses me a lot more. Winning two golds in track is not unheard of. Winning eight golds hasn't been done before in any sport...until Phelps. The number and variety of races Phelps competed in is just crazy.
  6. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    Phelps for endurance, heart, and awesomeness.
  7. Millz

    Millz LGB Staff Member V.I.P.

    Phelps = 8 gold medals, 7 world records

    Bolt = 2 gold medals, 2 world records

    I'll take the man fish, Michael Phelps.
  8. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5


    I know a lot of people not interested in swimming nor Olympics but suddenly are because of Phelps. That's a plus point. :lol:

    And the dude's got crazy talent!
  9. icegoat63

    icegoat63 Son of Liberty V.I.P. Lifetime

    Phelps all the way for me also.

    I dont want to take anything away from Bolt.... but Phelps is straight up a machine.
  10. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    What Usain Bolt did was amazing. But there's no doubt in my opinion that what Michael Phelps did is way more impressive. The endurance you have to have to swim all those times, it's unbelievable.

    So both atheletes had great accomplishments during the 2008 Summer Olympics, but what Phelps did is more impressive then what Bolt did.

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