I do not comprehend the argument. Kendall and I said he lost a lot of weight to get back to the top of the world. What is the issue?
In order to get back to the very top of the world, Phillips not only changed coach but had to work on his own body shape which, since his disappointment of not taking part in the Beijing Olympic Games, was far from ideal shape.
“This whole week I have been thinking about my weight,” he naturally admits. “I’ve become like obsessed by my weight. Back in January I was 198 pounds (close to 90kg) and I made a commitment that in order to get the best out of myself I had to lose some weight. I lost 26 pounds (nearly 12kg).”