HomeHeard it on the ShowMichael Phelps to Race Against Great White Shark During ‘Shark Week’Michael Phelps to Race Against Great White Shark During ‘Shark Week’Mon, June 19, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps is going to a be a part of ‘Shark Week’, and it’s weird. (Jodi explains in the Hollywood Outsider starting at 30:34) According to bleacherreport.com “They are one of the fastest and most efficient predators on the planet: Sharks. He is our greatest champion to ever get in the water: Michael Phelps. 39 world records. 23 Olympic golds. But he has one competition left to win. An event so monumental no one has ever attempted it before. The world’s most decorated athlete takes on the ocean’s most efficient predator: Phelps V Shark – the race is on!” I was able to do something that I had always wanted to do. Be in a cage and dive with great White sharks !! #bucketlist A post shared by Michael Phelps (@m_phelps00) on Jun 10, 2017 at 9:52pm PDT Phelps will also take part in another Shark Week project, Shark School, which will “dispel the myths and common misconceptions” about the beasts. Want to hear more? Listen to Murphy Sam and Jodi: On Demand When you subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.