Michael Phelps opens up about depression
August Pelliccio—Photo Editor
Top left: Michael Phelps having a conversation moderated by Kate Fagan, former ESPN reporter, about his struggle with mental health during his career as an Olympic swimmer.
Top right: Phelps speaking about a period in 2014 when severe depression caused him to be suicidal.
Top, on the bottom right: Phelps walking away from a group of local news reporters, after a pre-planned press conference was cancelled by his press team.
Middle left: Fagan reacting to Phelps’ stories about his young son, Boomer.
Bottom left: Fagan asking Phelps to recall experiences when training during his Olympic career from 2000-2016.
Bottom right: President Joe Bertolino gifting Phelps Southern-branded apparel.
Photo Credit: August Pelliccio