Originally Posted by Pentegarn
[... Spitz] even wanted to be the one to give Phelps the medals he is going to win.
I don't have a problem with that. Former olympic champions don't typically hand out the next olympic victors' medals, do they? It would, have been nice, I guess, to have Spitz present at the "Cube" for Phelps' last race, just in case. But that didn't happen.
Seriously, if the USOC wants to, they can have Mark and Mike pose next to each other, each with all their golds around their neck (à la the Post Olympics SI cover from '72). But frankly, that would be a little cheesy.
Or maybe a lot cheesy. :wisconsin