Watch Michael Phelps Take On A Great White Shark For Shark Week (Video)

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Michael Phelps may be the greatest swimmer to ever walk the earth but he was no match for a great white shark. The Olympic swimming legend lost by a fin in the battle of man versus beast on Sunday night as he went head to head with a Great White to kick off Discovery’s Shark Week. Watch a clip of the action above. Then learn about how he came within 2 seconds of beating the shark below:

It was just #2seconds. Here’s how @MichaelPhelps came that close to beating a great white shark. #PhelpsVsShark #SharkWeek