As for the rumors Phelps is dating fellow Olympic swimmer, Amanda Beard, he declares, "No, I'm not dating Amanda Beard (seen here). I think she has a boyfriend." When asked if he's single, he responds, "Part of my life is kept to myself. Those pretty much are the only people who really know the answer to that question." READ INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PHELPS DAD FRED PHELPS SEE PHELPS' SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER Meanwhile, Amanda also denied she was dating Phelps, saying, "Eww, that's nasty...
I have never, ever hooked up with Michael Phelps," Beard said via telephone from Beijing on the "Johnjay and Rich Show," which is broadcast on Kiss FM 104.7 in Phoenix. "He's really not my type." Asked how the poolside rumors made their way into London's Daily Telegraph, Beard said she had no clue. " ***** Amanda Beard told Tuesday's Access Hollywood she and Michael are "just friends," and then brought her boyfriend Sasha on camera with her and gave him a hug.
Beard became the second-youngest Olympic medalist in American swimming history when she won three medals in Atlanta—one gold and two silver.
In 2003, she became the world champion and American record-holder in the 200-meter breaststroke. She went on to win the gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke. In Beijing, Beard failed to reach the semi-finals in the 200-meter breaststroke, placing 18th in the preliminaries.
Beard also won silver in both the 200-meter individual medley and the 4×100-meter medley relay. swimming team's final training in Singapore, Beard, together with Dara Torres and Natalie Coughlin, were elected co-captains of the U. In August 2010, she came out of retirement to compete at the 2010 Conoco Phillips National Championships. During the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Amanda Beard signed up for her two signature events, the 100- and the 200-meter breaststroke.
Michael Phelps is a better boyfriend than he is a swimmer.
With controversy swirling around girlfriend Caroline Pal and her racy photos, the Olympic champion has taken the focus off his oft-nude gal pal by getting himself photographed smoking marijuana.