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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. Putzel in Waco, TX

    Greatest of the Great.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:10 pm |
  2. Sara

    Luke, I am your father.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:10 pm |
  3. Francesca Elm

    Phelps practices for his next career move into movies. He'll play the villain in the next Batman movie, The Goggled Goblin.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:09 pm |
  4. Greta-- Richmond, VA

    Jedi Darth Phelps– The force is with you!! No going to the dark side, just the other side of this blue galaxy, and a whole lot faster than anybody else!

    August 13, 2008 at 9:09 pm |
  5. Bryan in Oregon

    Phelps considers changing his name from "Michael" to "Moby".

    August 13, 2008 at 9:08 pm |
  6. Michael Kingston Canada

    The unflappable Phantom Swimmer of Beiging prepares to make off with all the gold he can find in the Olympic Pool.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:07 pm |
  7. Ann Cunningham - Baltimore

    Hey Mike – STRIKE A POSE!

    August 13, 2008 at 9:07 pm |
  8. Rose from Southern Calif

    Everything is made in China but my trunks and cap isn't.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:06 pm |
  9. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    GOLDa MY EAR Lives!!!!

    August 13, 2008 at 9:06 pm |
  10. charlie keppler NJ

    I wonder What it would feel like if I let go of this hmm...

    August 13, 2008 at 9:06 pm |
  11. Kylie, Los Angeles, CA

    Better emerge from my cocoon swim cap, because I'm one handsome butterfly.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:06 pm |
  12. brian kogan boca raton, florida

    ok, now where's the pool?

    August 13, 2008 at 9:05 pm |
  13. Jasmine Sefyan - Glendale, CA

    Oh man…maybe I shouldn’t have had that fifth serving of pasta

    August 13, 2008 at 9:05 pm |
  14. Ron San Bruno Ca

    If I lose , Kellogs said they would create a new Cereal for my efforts ,called " Phelps Phlakes "

    August 13, 2008 at 9:04 pm |
  15. Dustin from Dyersburg, TN

    Eat your heart Justin Timberlake because I'm the one that bringing sexy back.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:03 pm |
  16. Jasmine Sefyan

    Oh man...maybe I shouldn't have had that fifth serving of pasta

    August 13, 2008 at 9:03 pm |
  17. brian kogan boca raton, florida

    Is it my goggles or is the water always this yellow?

    August 13, 2008 at 9:02 pm |
  18. Gregory, Snohomish, Washington

    Adrian!!!

    August 13, 2008 at 9:02 pm |
  19. Lynn Fegan

    Get Ready!!!

    Get Set!!!!!

    What???? I couldn't hear that last word? Repeat it please.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:02 pm |
  20. Sonya-Charie Ponds

    Mr. Spitz, let's be honest, am only willing to share swimmers ear.

    Sonya-Charie
    Silver Spring, MD

    August 13, 2008 at 9:02 pm |
  21. Bryan in Oregon

    Michael Phelps listens in disbelief as he's told his airline is going to charge him another $50 per medal that he brings on board.

    August 13, 2008 at 9:01 pm |
  22. Terri Ohio

    No really, I'm telling the truth, My ears are squeaky clean. See?

    August 13, 2008 at 8:59 pm |
  23. Jim- Kearny, NJ

    Look! I swear I'm not hiding an underage gymnast in here.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:59 pm |
  24. Ronald from San Marcos

    All swimmers stand at ease, me and the fish will be in the area all day!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:58 pm |
  25. Keith, Warren, OH

    Great swimmer, horrible dresser, Phelps creates waves of embarrassment with a fashion faux pau of olympic proportions.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:58 pm |
  26. Armando- Bridgewater, NJ

    "Who needs a Dark Knight? SUPERGOLD to the rescue!!!!"

    August 13, 2008 at 8:58 pm |
  27. Anna, Hong Kong

    Hope Speedo will see a parallel in my swimming to Obama in politics.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:57 pm |
  28. Diane, Toronto, Ontario

    What will I do with all my spare time after the Olympics?
    I know - I'll run for President!!!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:57 pm |
  29. Gregory, Snohomish, Washington

    Did i leave the iron on?

    August 13, 2008 at 8:57 pm |
  30. Sonya-Charie Ponds

    Dumbo. Yes, he is the inspiration.

    Sonya-Charie
    Silver Spring, MD

    August 13, 2008 at 8:57 pm |
  31. Mickey

    Where's my IPod. I can't swim without it!!!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:56 pm |
  32. Bryan in Oregon

    Michael does a double take as he hears Meredith Vieira growl and then yell "Cougars For Phelps!"

    August 13, 2008 at 8:55 pm |
  33. mack Lafayette, La

    Michael Phelps just received news that he must swim this leg backwards in order to give the competition a fighting chance.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:55 pm |
  34. Dustin from Dyersburg, TN

    Please let the water be safer than the air here in China, amen

    August 13, 2008 at 8:54 pm |
  35. Sonya-Charie Ponds

    Dumbo. Yes, he is the inspiration.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:54 pm |
  36. Jean

    A US butterfly flaps its wings in Bejing and it rains in the US again!!!!

    Jean, Ottawa, Canada

    August 13, 2008 at 8:52 pm |
  37. Jean

    Breaking news:
    The Phelps "butterfly effect," – small events can have large, widespread consequences.

    A massive storm of US gold medals might have its roots in the faraway flapping of a tiny butterfly's wings.

    Jean, Ottawa, Canada

    August 13, 2008 at 8:50 pm |
  38. Dustin from Dyersburg, TN

    Got H2O?

    August 13, 2008 at 8:50 pm |
  39. Ronald from San Marcos

    Yeah Baby! I'm thinking it's time to part the waves.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:48 pm |
  40. Scott Samuels- Brush Prairie, Washington

    More gold than Fort Knox!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:47 pm |
  41. Kevin C., Portland, OR

    Mach 1 Michael

    August 13, 2008 at 8:47 pm |
  42. Dustin from Dyersburg, TN

    I must quickly find Nemo before all hope is lost.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:46 pm |
  43. Mark Woodland Park CO

    It's how much an ounce today?

    August 13, 2008 at 8:45 pm |
  44. Scott Samuels- Brush Prairie, Washington

    Better than Best!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:45 pm |
  45. Michelle Fonthill Ont,Canada

    Michael Phelps shows how to put on a bathing cap the chicken dance way.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:44 pm |
  46. Melody

    I'm as fast as a butterfly, I sting like a bee, and when I wear the laser suit, you can't catch me!

    August 13, 2008 at 8:44 pm |
  47. Daryl D. Jones, Ph.D.

    Win, Win, Win that's all I seem to do.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:43 pm |
  48. joe m

    Michael Phelps doing his best Dart Vader imitation.

    "Luuke. I am yourrr faatherr."

    August 13, 2008 at 8:42 pm |
  49. Rose from Southern Calif

    Now if I could beat flipper, I be contented.

    August 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm |
  50. Wendy Ontario, Canada

    Phelps can't see through the smog so he tries to use his other senses to go in the right direction

    August 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm |
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