18.08.01 Superman Beats Olympian

August 1, 2018
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“Superman” Takes Down An Olympian

A 10-year-old named “Clark Kent” breaks Michael Phelps’ record in the pool.

Say What?

What Happened?

  • Who: Clark Kent Apuada (nickname: Superman).
  • What: 100M Butterfly
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Where: Central California,A Far West International Championship.
  • How: Beat Michael Phelps’ longest standing record by nearly a full second. Phelps set that record more than 20 yrs ago, nearly the same age as Clark.
“Always have fun and never give up on your dreams, no matter what anyone says. And that was one of my dreams to break Michael Phelps’ record.”

Clark Kent Apuada, swimming phenom who only recently started swimming competitively, hoping to become an Olympian.

Michael Phelps has more Olympic medals (28) than anyone in history. The 10-year-old who beat his record says he believes the balance in his life sets him up for success. Read more: SmartHERNews.com

by Jenna Lee,