Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps is taking on another big race and this time it’s with a Great White Shark. As part of the Discovery channel’s 2017 Shark Week extravaganza, Phelps is participating in Phelps vs. Shark: Gold vs. Great White, as well as other specials. Get all the details on what times the special airs, when to watch his other programs for the week and more details.
PHELPS VS. SHARK: GREAT GOLD VS. GREAT WHITE PREMIERE DATE: July 23, 2017
PREMIERE AIR TIME: 8 – 9:06 p.m. ET/PT
ADDITIONAL PHELPS VS. SHARK SHOW TIMES:
July 23, 2017 – 11:36 p.m. ET/PT
July 24, 2017 – 7 p.m. ET/PT (Phelps vs Shark: Sharkopedia Edition)
July 26, 2017 – 5 p.m. ET/PT
July 28, 2017 – 11 a.m. ET/PT
July 30, 2017 – 7 p.m. ET/PT (Phelps vs Shark: Sharkopedia Edition: Going for Gold)
TV CHANNEL: Discovery Network hosts all of the programming for Shark Week.
PHELPS VS. SHARK: GREAT GOLD VS. GREAT WHITE SYNOPSIS: See what happens when the world’s fastest human swimmer, Olympic icon Michael Phelps, competes against one of the fastest predators on the planet, the shark, in the ultimate race.
RACE DISTANCE: 100-meter, open-water time trial.
LOCATION: Cape Town, South Africa
ADDITIONAL MICHAEL PHELPS SHARK WEEK SPECIALS:
July 30, 2017 – 8 p.m. ET/PT – Shark School With Michael Phelps: Multi-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps meets Doc Gruber and Tristan Gitteridge from the Bimini shark lab to learn everything there is to know about sharks.
For the full 2017 Shark Week schedule, check out the below link.