Michael Andrew wants to make one thing clear: He's not trying to be another Michael Phelps.
He's eager to leave his own wake at the pool.
Andrew just celebrated his 13th birthday this week, but he's already 6-foot-2 with size 15 feet and massive hands. The kid has set numerous U.S. age-group records and is eager to test his limits against a top-level swimmer Saturday. He'll boldly take on world championship medalist Tyler McGill in a couple of just-for-fun match races at a clinic in Fishers, Ind.
Naturally, Andrew is already getting comparisons to Phelps, who has won a record 14 Olympic gold medals. Michael is too young to have a shot at the London Olympics, but he could be on the verge of stardom when the Rio Games come around in four years.