Q: How have Michael Phelps' achievements influenced you?
We asked four people at Victoria's Aquatics Center: How have Michael Phelps' achievements influenced you?
Robert Peterson, 25, Transports:
"It's great to watch him go out as a competitor and this being his four year at the Olympics, going out and still having the drive to go out and win gold medals. It really tells you that he's been putting in his work in the past four years and it's been great to see an athlete with that much dedication to their sport."
Simon Hung, 31, Mechanical Engineer:
"He's an idol for most of swimmers. It's really exciting watching him and see his race with Lochte."
Aryanna Bernal, 10:
"He makes me want to swim more."
Gabby Hernandez, 11:
"Yeah, because it's fun and exercises."