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August 13th, 2008
04:47 PM ET

Beat 360° 08/13/08

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Here is our 'Beat 360°’ pic of the day:

US swimmer Michael Phelps waits for the start of the men's 200m butterfly swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 13, 2008.

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soundoff (642 Responses)
  1. Dori in AZ

    Some folks enjoy being all wet!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:33 pm |
  2. DougieT. Ontario, Canada

    " Now for the wings...swim like a butterfly & shimmer like gold...worlds' greatest swimmer... let the story be told. "

    August 13, 2008 at 6:33 pm |
  3. Dori in AZ

    Visualizing every breathtaking stroke!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:32 pm |
  4. Dori in AZ

    Michael demonstrates how to become a big fish in a small pond!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm |
  5. Jean

    They said if I look like a butterfly....I'll win the GOLD butterfly!

    Jean, Ottawa, Canada

    August 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm |
  6. Max

    I don't WANT to HEAR anymore.

    IF I had a GUN I would SHOOT a few people to MAKE extra money instead of DEAL with the SCAVENGER endorsement SLIME.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm |
  7. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Faster then a Speeding Boat
    More powerful then an Tug Boat
    There in the pool it's.........Michael Phelps

    August 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm |
  8. Nick in Los Angeles

    Anybody who thinks Phelps isn't getting a big head over all of these gold medals better think again!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm |
  9. Dennis Mitchell, Honolulu, HI

    Michael Phelps prepares to lip sync at Olympic closing ceremonies.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:30 pm |
  10. DougieT.

    "Now for the wings...swim like a butterfly & shimmer like gold...worlds' greatest swimmer let the story be told."

    August 13, 2008 at 6:28 pm |
  11. Ingryd Masters (Easley, SC)

    Huh? You want me to kick some butt and bring back a medal. O.K. I can do that.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:28 pm |
  12. Jean

    Spiderman, spiderman does whatever a spider can.....

    Jean, Ottawa, Canada

    August 13, 2008 at 6:27 pm |
  13. Michael Kingston Canada

    Don't let the ET look fool you, Michael Phelps is a whale of a swimmer and simply the best Olympian ever!!!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:25 pm |
  14. Ed - Sidney, OH

    AKA: "FLIPPER"

    August 13, 2008 at 6:23 pm |
  15. Sam Johnson

    Michael Phelps adjust his swim cap in fear that he might not be compliant to Chinese regulations that no swim caps be worn askew.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:23 pm |
  16. Bryan in Oregon

    Michael Phelps: The Anti-Drag King

    August 13, 2008 at 6:22 pm |
  17. Ed - Sidney, OH

    I better cool-it, or they'll find out my true identity as "Dolphin Man"

    August 13, 2008 at 6:22 pm |
  18. Ingryd Masters

    With a recession and war sucking the life out people back home, Michael Phelps puts on his lucky cap and goggles and goes on a mission to bring back hope and smiles to Americans all over the world.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:22 pm |
  19. Donna A. Reuter, Bremerton, WA

    At a inopportune time, Phelps become his alter ego, Dolphin Man.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:21 pm |
  20. Sue, Victor, NY

    The picture of success

    August 13, 2008 at 6:20 pm |
  21. Heather,CA,US

    Look mom,no hands!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:20 pm |
  22. EJ (USA)

    No Luke, I Am Not Your Father

    EJ – Cincinnati

    August 13, 2008 at 6:19 pm |
  23. Juan

    “If only the Girls U.S Gymnastic team was as good as me.”

    Juan, Dallas, Texas

    August 13, 2008 at 6:19 pm |
  24. Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX

    "Float like a butterfly,
    Sting like a bee,
    Win for the U.S.,
    But please wait to pee~"

    August 13, 2008 at 6:18 pm |
  25. Joy - Kansas

    Unlike Cheney there are not questions of whether the reflection in the sunglasses is ok or naughty.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:18 pm |
  26. Juan

    “If only the Girls U.S Gymnastic team was as good as me.”

    August 13, 2008 at 6:17 pm |
  27. Leroy

    I wonder if my gold medals are made in China too?

    August 13, 2008 at 6:16 pm |
  28. Tom Moeller Wilton, IA

    Did I hear someone mention Gold!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:15 pm |
  29. Ed - Sidney, OH

    I do believe there's an "Aquaman" movie with my name on it in the near future.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:15 pm |
  30. CAMERON COX

    POOL'S GOLD

    CAMERON COX
    WINNIPEG, CANADA

    August 13, 2008 at 6:14 pm |
  31. Sue, Victor, NY

    Michael Phelps does an imitation of Rocky the flying squirrel

    August 13, 2008 at 6:13 pm |
  32. Charles, Maryland

    Phelps gets into costume as he prepares to audition for a remake of "The Fly."

    August 13, 2008 at 6:12 pm |
  33. Laurie D, Austin, Texas

    Ladies and gentlemen, friends around the world, please grab your popcorn and take your seat...and enjoy your ticket to the GUN SHOW!!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:11 pm |
  34. Lloyd in TX

    "Bring out the Gimp."

    August 13, 2008 at 6:11 pm |
  35. Tracey - Boston

    Razor and shaving cream: $8.00
    Swimmer's cap: $10.00
    Fancy water goggles: $100.00
    The most gold medals ever: PRICELESS

    August 13, 2008 at 6:11 pm |
  36. Caren in Los Angeles/soon-to-be Boston

    Maybe if I try to look like a butterfly, I can swim like one.
    (This is all I can come up with- too distracted looking at those guns:)

    August 13, 2008 at 6:09 pm |
  37. Sam, NE

    The audience watches as Phelps does his pre-swim elephant impersonation.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:08 pm |
  38. Lloyd in TX

    Alfred gets him again, boxing the ears off the caped crusaders outfit.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:07 pm |
  39. Dori in AZ

    Yeah, when I was a kid, my friends were always telling me to go jump in a lake!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:07 pm |
  40. Lorie Ann, Buellton, California

    A Gold Rush, can blow the cap right off your head!

    Lorie Ann, Buellton, Calif.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:06 pm |
  41. Dori in AZ

    Swimming: the sport of choice for guys with a small wardrobe budget!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:06 pm |
  42. jenny rome ga

    Michael Phelps preparing to do the Golden Hound Dog Paddle.

    Buddy the Basset Hound

    August 13, 2008 at 6:06 pm |
  43. Lloyd in TX

    The Dark Knight gets ready for next weekends box-office competition.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:05 pm |
  44. Dan Lerner (Toronto)

    Michael Phelps watches as the Russian swimmer invades the Georgian swimmers lane.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:05 pm |
  45. jenny rome ga

    You aint nothin but a Golden Hound Dog!!!

    Buddy the Basset Hound.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:04 pm |
  46. pati mc., camp hill, pa

    His secret is out. Michael Phelps IS Batman.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:04 pm |
  47. Lloyd in TX

    Hefty garbage bags - the one that flexes.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:03 pm |
  48. jenny rome ga

    Michael Phelps doing his Basset Hound impersonation.

    Buddy (my momma had to tyoe this cause my paws are to big.)

    August 13, 2008 at 6:02 pm |
  49. Rudolph from Vancouver, Canada

    Having to wear a bathing cap with wings as a handicap? Now I think the IOC has gone too far.

    August 13, 2008 at 6:02 pm |
  50. Laurie Dolan, Austin, Texas

    Where am I going after breaking another World Record and winning Gold? DISNEY WORLD!

    August 13, 2008 at 6:02 pm |
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