He must love soccer a lot to risk death.
It's hard to even tell it's not the actual footage.
"I'm excited to take on the best," said Bolt. "It's a terrain that is fair to both of us. I hope to come out on top."
Phelps and Bolt both dominated their opponents for the second consecutive Olympics in London prompting supporters of both Olympians to make the case that their man was the greatest of the generation. With that debate as a backdrop, Bolt's representatives reached out to Phelps' people to discuss a possible showdown.
"I was in immediately. I can't wait to race Usain," said Phelps. "I have a lot of respect for him. I'm confident I can still have a good race in three to four feet of water and mud. It will be a new challenge."
Little girls should be the new hurdles.