A 10-year-old swimmer whose friends call him “Superman” has broken a record made by Michael Phelps set in 1995.
Clark Kent Apuada, a Filipino-American, overcame the 1:10.48 record set by retired competitive swimmer Michael Phelps in 1995.
The young swimmer competed in the 2018 Long Course Meters Far Western International Age Group Championships for the 100-meter butterfly on July 29. He clocked in at 1:09.38.
Clark says that he has been trying to beat Phelps’s record since he started swimming competitively at 7 years old.
One day, he hopes to compete in the Olympics.
His adviced other kids to “Always have fun and never give up on your dreams, no matter what anybody says.