Baltimore (WJZ) — Rowdy Gaines, three-time Olympic gold medalist and swimming analyst for NBC/ESPN, spoke on the Norris and Davis show about Michael Phelps and the upcoming Olympic Games.
Gaines spoke about 18-gold medal holder Michael Phelps’ participation in the U.S. Swim Trials: “He was number one in the world in three different events last year. I expect him to do great in the trials. He could potentially swim six events in Rio so he’ll have a busy program.”READ MORE: 'The School Shouldn't Be Open Right Now': Parents React To COVID-19 Outbreak At Cherry Hill Elementary Middle School
Gaines comments that Phelps seems so at peace with life, his legacy and and he feels like he is having fun again.READ MORE: Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer Booster
He also spoke about the threat of the Zika virus in Rio, Brazil: “Every single year they predict doom and gloom for the Olympic games and they all turn out fine. I think the same thing is going to happen in Rio. It’s going to be just fine.”MORE NEWS: 'We're The Cure To This Situation': 9 Killed, 13 Wounded In Baltimore Over The Past Week
Hear more from the interview below: