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VIDEO: Michael Phelps talks golf with Jimmy Fallon

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Swimming legend Michael Phelps was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday to discuss his London gold medals – and the silvers he wish hadn’t won – as well as his recent return to the golf course as part of the Golf Channel’s Hank Haney Project. During the interview, Phelps admitted that he was “probably spending too much time on the golf course and needed to get back in the pool” in 2009 and 2010, but was happy to be back on the course now that he’s retired from the water at all of 27-years-old. Then Fallon showed off Phelps’s televised-record 159-foot putt he nailed in St. Andrews last year, which is somehow even more impressive upon a second and third viewing.

Watch NBC Sports’ Alpine skiing World Cup preview video

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NBC Sports will air coverage of 87 Alpine skiing races at 22 resorts across the globe this fall and winter, from October through March, in the final full season before the 2018 Olympics.

Highlights include fall and winter stops in the U.S. with races in Killington, Vt.; Beaver Creek, Colo.; Squaw Valley, Calif.; and the World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colo., in March.

Lindsey Vonn‘s highlighted World Cup stop will be downhill and super-G races in Lake Louise, Canada, the first weekend of December.

The world championships in February will be in St. Moritz, Switzerland, where Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin will look to defend titles.


Skier goes airborne in World Cup opener (video)

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Canadian skier Phil Brown was fortunate to walk away from an airborne crash at the World Cup season opener in Soelden, Austria, on Sunday.

Brown failed to finish his first run, losing contact with the snow early on and falling hard onto his side.

He tweeted a video of the crash, with slow-motion replays, with a soundtrack of Irish singer Enya‘s “Only Time.”

The World Cup season continues with men’s and women’s slaloms in Levi, Finland, in three weeks.

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