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MESA, AZ (CBS5) -
We're hearing for the first time from Michael Phelps about why he is coming out of retirement.
The Olympic swimmer is in Mesa, where he'll compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games. Phelps is entered in the 100-meter butterfly event in the Arena Grand Prix.
"It's going to be fun. I'm looking forward to being here and seeing the national team and being in this environment," said Phelps.
The 22-time medalist says he decided to come out of retirement because he had enough time off.
"I traveled, I played golf, I gained 30 pounds. I had a lot of fun and there was something that I missed. I just missed being back in the water," said Phelps.
Though Phelps says he's swimming for fun now, this is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Phelps says this time around, he's more relaxed.
"Going into 2012 was hard. There were a lot of ups and downs and it was very challenging at times to get motivated, but I literally can't say it enough, I'm having fun and that's what I love about it the most," said Phelps.
Whether he'll go to Rio remains to be seen.
"I guess I'm at least going with my mom. Whether I'm in the pool or in the stands, I guess time will tell," said Phelps.
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