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Inspired by Phelps, Luk rises above

Updated: August 16, 2012, 12:13 PM ET
By Matt Remsberg | ESPNRISE.com

Editor's note: This "RISE Above" feature was originally published in the October 2008 issue of ESPN RISE and was selected by the ESPN RISE magazine staff as the best story of the year.

During Michael Phelps' historic run to eight Olympic golds this summer in Beijing, one race in particular stood out to Andrew Luk. It was Phelps' fourth championship race, the 200-meter butterfly -- the event he swam blind.

Phelps' goggles filled with water during the race, leaving him ...

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