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.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.