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Yeah, Kris Humphries Used To Beat Michael Phelps At Swimming

Turns out Kris Humphries coulda been a contender.

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Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps are known as the two most dominant forces in men's swimming history.

Ryan has an insane 12 Olympic medals and Michael an even more insane 28 medals.
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Ryan has an insane 12 Olympic medals and Michael an even more insane 28 medals.

But if you can believe it, there once was a human being who could beat not only Ryan but Michael as well. And that person was...

KRIS HUMPHRIES.

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That's right, the basketball player/ex-husband of Kim Kardashian West was a swimmer in his ~youth~ and at one point was beating Michael and Ryan in like a trillion events.

Yep, Kris Humphries was smoking Michael and Ryan back when they were like, 10 years old.

The 50-meter free and 100-meter freestyle events? He beat them.

The 50-meter butterfly? Bye, Michael.

The 50-meter backstroke? Both of them, gone.

And according to NBA.com, Kris also had the fastest times in the 50-meter breaststroke and the 200-meter individual medley.
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And according to NBA.com, Kris also had the fastest times in the 50-meter breaststroke and the 200-meter individual medley.

Kris told People that he stopped swimming because he got "burnt out":

I was so good at a young age that I got a little burnt out, I also grew up in the Michael Jordan era ... for me, I watched [basketball] and saw it as a challenge. It's hard to stay focused on something when you have a ton of success at a young age, so I picked up basketball a little later and rolled with that.

So basically, there's a chance Kris could've been the most decorated swimmer in Olympic history.

Same.
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Same.

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