Courtesy of Discovery Channel.

The Discovery Channel announced that its July 23rd SHARK WEEK episode called PHELPS VS. SHARK: GREAT GOLD VS GREAT WHITE that will feature Michael Phelps swimming against a Great White Shark.

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!

On July 30th, Phelps will appear again in the SHARK SCHOOL WITH MICHAEL PHELPS episode. “Michael Phelps joins Doc Gruber and Tristan Guttridge of the Bimini Shark Lab to get a crash course on everything ‘shark.’ They’ll dispel the myths and common misconceptions, teach him how to safely dive with sharks – including how to stay calm when a hammerhead swims two feet above his face – and will get Michael Phelps up close and personal with the incredible power of a great white.”

The episodes are produced by Peacock Productions that will air the episodes during the same week in more than 220 countries and territories.

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