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655 inches per hour is about one-four-hundredth as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, it's 0.0023791 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 420.330 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 275,310 inches per hour. 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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