Michael Phelps New Under Armour Commercial Will Give You Chills

The New Michael Phelps Under Armour Commercial Will Give You Chills

For many swimmers they can hardly remember the sport without the greatest swimmer of all time, Baltimore’s Michael Phelps. Since the 2000 Olympics in Sydney he has been a driving factor in the sport, captivating the world every four years and captivating the rest of us each time he stepped on deck.

With Rio just a few short months away, and the final goodbye getting closer and closer, Under Armour put together a stunning commercial of Michael Phelps as he prepares for his final Olympics later this year in Rio.

Under Armor has been Phelps’ “dry-land” sponsor for quite some time, and even though they don’t make swim suits it’s a testament to Phelps’ star power that the company stuck with him during his most recent out-of-the-pool struggles.

The commercial is simple, and comes with Phelps not saying a word.

He doesn’t need to.

There’s nothing more that needs to be said.

It’s just him, the pool, and one final showdown.


Also, Under Armour released a video of Phelps and his fiancée watching the commercial for the first time.

Their reaction I suspect echoes that of many of us who have watched the young 15-year-old from the Sydney Olympics mature into a father-to-be.

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Olivier Poirier-Leroy Olivier Poirier-Leroy is the founder of YourSwimLog.com. He is an author, former national level swimmer, two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, and swim coach.

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