Found October 26, 2012 on
Bush League Chronicle:
Michael Phelps is an excellent swimmer, but the same cannot be said for his crowd surfing abilities.The 22-time Olympic medalist recently gave it a try while visiting XS nightclub in Las Vegas on Monday, and it didn't end well for him.After having to be nearly forced into an inflatable raft, Phelps makes it about three feet before falling backwards onto the floor. Hey, you can't be good at everything!
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Michael Phelps was having a grand old time in Las Vegas this past Monday and decided to let his hair down a bit when he visited XS nightclub. The 6-foot-4-inch, 185-pound Olympic medalist swimmer was on stage and tried with friend to hop in an inflatable raft with the idea being to crowd-surf. However, things didn’t go as planned and Phelps fell backwards to the ground a couple...
If crowd-surfing was an Olympic sport, 18-time gold medalist Michael Phelps wouldn't even make the podium.
Phelps is adjusting to life after swimming with some new ventures. First there was golf -- at which he is apparently a natural -- but his latest adventure left him on the floor, and presumably with a sore back.
A video from Phelps' recent excursion...
Michael Phelps was at XS nightclub in Las Vegas on Monday night, and he appeared to be the hit of the club. As you can see in the video above, the 18-time gold medalist even attempted to go crowd surfing at one point. Unfortunately, his trip in an inflatable raft with a woman did not go so well — the crowd dropped him straight on his butt. That’s a straight party foul on the...