Nice Story: Bowman’s Ask Fished From The Bin

Camille Muffat (FRA) on course for more success

Memories of May 2005: the young lifeguard at Nice looked at the overflowing paper bin and asked ‘what’s this? “This? I don’t know, some ‘Michel Field’ is seeking a pool to train in …’ …’Are you joking … his is not Michael Field, it’s Michael Phelps!” Fabrice Pellerin recalls Olympic Nice’s first encounter with US coach Bob Bowman and his supercharge [Photo: P. Irtelli – courtesy Olympic Nice]

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Memories of May 2005: the young lifeguard at Nice looked at the overflowing paper bin and asked ‘what’s this? “This? I don’t know, some ‘Michel Field’ is seeking a pool to train in …’ …’Are you joking … his is not Michael Field, it’s Michael Phelps!” Fabrice Pellerin recalls Olympic Nice’s first encounter with US coach Bob Bowman and his supercharge [Photo: P. Irtelli – courtesy Olympic Nice]

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