Another article I wrote for Swimmingworld.com:
While writing the article last week on who the best all-around male swimmer in history was, I had a sudden moment of panic: who was I to be sitting in judgment of this Olympian array of all-time greats and declaring all but one of them wanting? Wasn't this awfully presumptuous of me, to be the self-appointed judge of these six finalists, each of whom was around a million times better than I ever was? Was this not the height of egotism?
But then I thought, ah, that's what all sportswriters do. And the feeling passed.