Video: Michael Phelps Tries to Crowd Surf at XS Nightclub in Las Vegas, Fails

| by Alex Groberman

Michael Phelps is perhaps the greatest Olympian of all time. This is a guy who, despite some of the bad press he has received over the past few years, is something of an American hero. And so, given the high regard that most hold him in, you will understand why footage of him attempting to crowd surf in a Las Vegas nightclub (and failing, no less) has become a viral sensation over the past 24 hours.

Check it out:

We’d expect this sort of thing from Ryan Lochte, but Phelps? You’re better than that, man.

(Kudos Larry Brown Sports)

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