When Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is not winning gold medals, he is doing other things. Those recreational activities include playing video games among other things to help him chill out.

The 14-career-gold-medal holder Twittered his favorite three NES games:

Top 3 original NES games: 1. The Legend of Zelda 2. Super Mario Bros. 1 3. Contra What's yours!?


We're going to be blunt. It's hard to obsessively check Phelps' Twitter page and weed out spiffy game-related posts like this. Oh, and Michael Phelps smokes pot.

Michael Phelps Tells His Three Favorite NES Games [Kombo via GoNintendo] [Pic]