I' not a huge sports fan, and not even a huge Olympics fan, But I had to watch to see if this happened, and it did. Michael Phelps entered eight Olympic events, took the gold in all eight. Of course, not every event was an individual effort. The final gold was a 4 person relay event, and one of the earlier events was also a relay. Still, every person had to excel to make it happen. But to enter eight events, and to take no less than gold in all eight! That is nothing short of extraordinary.