Michael Phelps Didn't Even Want To Go To The 2012 Olympics
The most decorated Olympian of all time said he sent himself into a downward spiral after the Olympic Games and knew he had to turn his life around.By Cody LaGrow | April 27, 2016
"Leading into London, I didn't want anything to do with the sport. I think I was just over it. I think personally I had a lot of struggle getting through the four years after '08. I just don't think I knew what I really wanted to do," Phelps revealed to Matt Lauer.
Phelps still took home six medals in London, and he admits he did a great job duping us into believing he wanted to be there. Here's Phelps in 2012: