His long arms and large feet caused people to laugh at him and bully him.
He suffered from hyperactivity and ADD.
He had to take medicine to calm himself
And his parents' divorce, things got worse
But luckily, he found something that changed everything
He proved himself through his amazing swimming abilities
In 2000, he competed in the Olympic Games for the first time
At just 15 years old, he broke his first world record
Today, he has more than 30 world records