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Olympian Michael Phelps to race great white during 'Shark Week'

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 14:08:44-04

Michael Phelps may be lightning in the water, but can he outswim a shark?

According to CNN, the Olympian is set to race a Great White shark during Shark Week.

The eight-day marathon begins July 23. This year marks the 29th anniversary of Shark Week.

The swimmer will appear twice, once in an event called "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs Great White" and a second time in "Shark School with Michael Phelps."

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