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Can you answer these questions about Mark Spitz, who is now 61?

  1. What was the first international athletic event in which Spitz competed?

  2. Why did Spitz wear a mustache when he competed, as opposed to all the other swimmers who shaved their facial and body hair?
  3. What word did Spitz use to characterize Michael Phelps’ winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics?

  4. In 1998, Spitz appeared in a TV commercial for Playstation, along with another well-known figure. Who was it?

To learn the correct answers and watch a video of Spitz reminiscing about his athletic career, click here.