Perhaps one of the most decorated U.S. Olympians, he gained eight silver medals in going swimming occasions from 1984 to 1992. He was a drinking water polo participant in his youth, and then discovered a skill for sprint going swimming in his teenagers, both which he nurtured through his university years. He gained two Olympic sterling silver medals, one bronze, and thirteen silver medals. He previously three kids with wife Kirsten Metzger, who he wedded in 1995. Michael Phelps was mostly of the Olympics swimmers to have significantly more medals than him.