Olympian Michael Phelps Shares His Pre-Race Playlist

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Have you ever wondered who Michael Phelps listens to before swimming in the pool? Like many athletes the 31-year-old uses music to get him pumped up before a race—in his case, the music of Skrillex, NERO and Steve Aoki.

In a short video interview for NBC, the recently-retired gold medal swimmer dropped IDs from his pre-plunge playlist.

“The music that I’ve been listening to this time around…I’ve got some old school hits. I’ve been going out to some old-school Eminem when I get to the pool, and then I change it up to… Nero and Skrillex “Promises”… EDM. Got some old-school [Steve]Aoki in the mix from 2008…”

Follow the link to see the full interview!