He has a commanding presence the moment he hits the water. His body seems to almost hover just above his competitors. At times it seems effortless, the others swimming behind in his wake. His butterfly will silence just about anyone watching. And as we have heard him say multiple times in the 2012 Olympic Games: he let's his swimming for the talking.
Texas, Our Texas! all hail the mighty State!
Texas, Our Texas! so wonderful so great!
Boldest and grandest, withstanding ev'ry test
O Empire wide and glorious, you stand supremely blest.