Michael Phelps is a bonafide star. In addition to being one of the best athletes in history and the United States’ crown jewel at the Olympic games, the world’s greatest swimmer is also humble, funny, sweet and a just a joy to watch in those post-competition interviews. With his retirement from professional competition pending (if you had as many gold medals as him, you’d consider giving a rest, t
To help fuel his way to a record Olympic 18 gold medals, swimmer Michael Phelps eats over 12,000 calories a day while training and competing. Presumably, Phelps doesn’t wolf down all of these calories in one sitting.
Furious Pete, a competitive eater and YouTube personality, most certainly did consume over 12,000 calories in one giant meal.