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550 feet per minute is about one-and-two-fifths times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, it's 1.43840 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.695220 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 382.380 feet per minute. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
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