The Denver Hospice – The Mask Project 2016
Auction Ends: Oct 9, 2016 10:00 PM MDT


Michael Phelps

Item Number
$485 USD to kem0513
Number of Bids
11  -  Bid History

Item Description

Michael Phelps ranks as the most decorated Olympian in history with 22 career medals, including 18 gold. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Phelps won gold in 400m medley relay, 100m fly, 800m free relay and 200m IM; he won silver in 400m free relay and 200m fly . Phelps qualified for 2012 Olympic team by finishing first in the 200m IM, 200m fly, 100m fly and 200m free, and second in the 400m IM. He earned four gold medals at the 2011 FINA World Championships and set world records in the 100m fly (first person to ever break 50 seconds), 200m fly, 4x100m medley-relay, and 4x200 free-relay. Phelps made history by winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games, more than any other athlete at an Olympic Games. During the nine day competition, he set seven world records, eight American records and eight Olympic records. He qualified for the 2008 Olympic team by finishing first in the 200m IM, 400m IM, 100m fly, 200m fly, and the 200m free. Phelps is a 2003 Sullivan Award winner, becoming the 10th swimmer to be honored as the top amateur athlete in the country. Phelps is the youngest male Olympian since 1932 (2000 Olympic Games) and the youngest man (15 years, nine months) to break a world record, breaking 200m fly mark at the 2001 Spring Nationals.

About the Mask Artist: Born and raised in Florida, Jessica Magee moved out to Denver 10 years ago to be a commercial interior designer, and never looked back. Between corporate and hospitality art opportunities, involvement in the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and a partnership with West Elm Local, Jessica continues to embrace all creative opportunities that comer her way.