Pat Tomasulo: Michael Phelps has won 14 Olympic gold medals while Shaq hasn't won in the pool since summer camp 1983.
Michael Phelps: If I wanna achieve something nothing's gonna stand in my way. Nothing.
Shaq: (on what swimming attire he will wear in the competition) I'm gonna wear the same suit [Michael Phelps] wore in the Olympics. It may take me an hour and a half to get into it, but I'm gonna wear it.
This event was held at Fitness and Aquatic Center at Loyola University Maryland.
The announcers jokingly refer to Shaq as Superman, a character created by Joe Shuster in 1932 that has appeared in numerous films, television shows and newspaper strips.
Shaq jokingly refers to Michael Phelps as Aquaman, a DC Comics character.