First it was the drug testing, now it's the swim caps. Michael Phelps isn't being shy this year with his Olympic criticisms.
On Twitter Thursday the Olympian expressed his displeasure with the new look of team USA's swim caps. His main gripe was their flaglessness.
"Front and back of our caps...," he wrote on Twitter. "We used to be able to have front and back side with flags but for some reason there are rules that tell us we cant do that anymore? Smh gotta love an organizing committee telling us we can't do that anymore..."
"Smh," by the way, is an abbreviation for "shaking my head." He then posted a picture of the old style flag cap next to the new plain ones.
Phelps was Tweeting from Vichy, France, where he and his team are practicing before heading to London for the start of the games on July 28.
A few weeks ago Phelps also let it be known what he thought about having to endure drug test after drug test in the lead up to the Olympic trials.
"Feel like my #randomness for drug testing is like the randomness at the security lines at airports...6 times in three weeks?? Really?" he Tweeted in June.
"And not saying its bad that they test... But a little excessive IMO... Just wonder if the other athletes out there are getting the "randomness" that I get..."
Immediately after Phelps tweeted about the caps, someone warned him on Twitter that he better watch it with the criticism or, "Next they'll tell u can't tweet! Lol."
And even Phelps knew that person might be onto something.
"Maybe they will tell us that," he said.
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