Michael Phelps opens up about depression


August PelliccioPhoto 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

 

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