It didn’t take long for the conspiracy theorists to set up shop. A web site has been created to “prove” that Michael Phelps didn’t really win his 7th gold medal at the Olympics.
The next picture in the series, however, shows a bit more — Sports Illustrated has the photos.
Phelps’ fingers appear to be bent back, as if bent back by the wall. The swimmer on the right? Not so much.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.