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I mean not being deal with the -- finally being honest with -- he has a responsibility.
That's going to be a burden.
Of this past.
Having this title means something that we've -- done the expectations.
Of what would be expected from.
In business or relationships.
And even in the next a couple of years and what events you would be expected and -- gonna be monumental.
I don't expect if you look at the eight events.
And and one.
I think you'll hand picked things that you know he's got great margins of it as you notice that he had some of those events in Beijing.
And it's on doubted that when he gets through with this journey as an athlete it's something you'll have more medals than you can imagine you could if -- sixteen gold medals.
And but -- say -- it's a relief the burden you carry that the 36 years.
But what happened in the after he did win seven gold medals and -- Was I basically went back into obscurity which was.
Where I was to begin with before that I mean what am I supposed to do.
That's not my nature -- -- talking about what's on the didn't do look how close he came and -- something like that we what I did was sort of silent.
Conquest that was noted obviously.
With a tremendous amount of president elation in the seventies.
And in every once in awhile sixteen years actually after I did that it was again -- that the United States the challenge that record is hopefully -- came away with Bible Belt.
And it I was there.
The forefront against sixteen years later which was four years ago it was Phelps and my wife thought maybe the magic number sixteen years and that he would have to wait another sixteen years -- Four years ago was that -- that's not gonna happen is get him going -- would are talking a little bit about them.
You wrote about it I think he spoke about it on on television well that you felt a little bits of you that you thought he should have been invited to -- To date -- to 2008 games in Beijing but the Olympic Committee.
Failed to do that you know that there I don't know where this story I mean -- -- -- -- story excuse me started because I was in Hong Kong.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Passionately about a lot of different scenarios and I explained -- this person that.
I've been involved with corporate sponsorship and one in particular company for -- since 1984.
And they're International Olympic Committee sponsor they elected -- this year.
About three months ago not to take a contingent of clients from the United States the Beijing.
And then they piled -- more for me to do during that time in the United States and it was impossible for me than actually go.
To the Olympic Games because of the remodeling of the that I had your back in the states so.
I was sort of regretful that I didn't have a chance to go on this person basically pose the question wolf but you have like one -- and -- yeah actually have Mondays ago.
-- I was actually in Hong -- visit Friday Saturday and Sunday.
Nobody said it was the first of this competition.
Patches that what would you just -- going disliked by -- ticket -- that.
Now that person would -- be elected meaning to be standing up trying to get a ticket but I don't have to worry about that if I showed up might get ticket that's not even an issue.
But that's not the way and -- to watch the Olympic Games.
In this momentous occasion that this person is actually trying to break my record so you know -- the comfort of my family and my friends at home watching this was very pleased.
As it turned out it worked out.
-- really -- because I was invited.
Actually by NBC to go over there from the time commitment that we made it was an eleventh hour fifty minute minute and it wasn't -- -- but I got to be able to talk to the first person.
The broke my record which was Michael I would prefer to date we've talked to him badly and I thought that was -- Okay now anyone that turns on the TVC's Mark -- an element hat and Hyatt hotel room.
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You get one -- yesterday you get great.
That streak and then -- I think is great as you get.
Actually breakfast for two for -- during the course mistake I don't know if they have breakfast with satisfied Michael Phelps because that would be just an appetizer thank you very much Mark -- I think very believe the best Olympian of all time.
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