Art of the Cap: Natalie Coughlin x Adhemas Batista

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Natalie Coughlin, the most decorated U.S. female Olympian of all time, and Adhemas Batista, a Brazilian artist whose innovative illustrations and designs feature bold, beautiful colors, created a lyrical swim cap inspired by Natalie’s love of the ocean.

long, skinny, Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

A California girl through and through, Coughlin grew up near the water and her cap’s wave-like design and colors reflect her love for swimming and her passion for the environment.   Coughlin is a long-time supporter of Right to Play, a global organization that uses sports to educate and empower children facing adversity; proceeds from Coughlin’s limited edition Speedo swim cap will go to the organization, which reaches one million children in regular weekly activities, teaching them critical life skills that affect positive, sustainable change.

Speedo USA, Art of the Cap“I thought Art of the Cap was such a fantastic idea,” said Coughlin.  “Not only does it help us give back to our charities but it gives us a creative outlet.”

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Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

Natalie Coughlin, Speedo USA, Art of the Cap

Art of the Cap brings swimming and creativity together to create positive change in the world. Speedo USA paired five Olympic athletes with five inspiring artists to design limited-edition caps for five worthy causes.

Courtesy of Speedo USA

Courtesy of Speedo USA

The swimmers shared their stories with the artists who then brought their collaborative vision to life. The results are unique, limited-edition collectables sold exclusively on All proceeds will go to the athletes’ chosen causes. The collaborations:

– Ryan Lochte and Dave Kinsey to benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)
– Natalie Coughlin and Adhemas Batista to benefit Right to Play
– Cullen Jones and Jolby & Friends to benefit USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative
– Dana Vollmer and Jessica Hische to benefit Simon’s Fund
– Nathan Adrian and Gianmarco Magnani to benefit Kids Beating Cancer



The world’s leading swimwear brand, Speedo is passionate about life in and around the water, creating revolutionary new technologies, designs and innovations, and supporting swimming from the grassroots to the elite level, including the phenomenal Michael Phelps. In the 1920’s Speedo made history with the Racerback, the world’s first non-wool suit. In 2008, Speedo redefined swimwear again with Fastskin LZR RACER, one of the fastest and most technologically advanced swimsuits ever created; 2011 saw Speedo unveil another world first with the Fastskin Racing System – a cap, goggle and suit designed to work together as one.  Speedo is owned by Speedo Holdings B.V. and distributed in over 170 countries around the world; in North America and the Caribbean, Speedo is licensed exclusively to Warnaco Swimwear Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. To find out more, visit logo

This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of Speedo USA and Hello Design.

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When will the caps be in stock? I’m referring to the cap which Natalie Coughlin picked. Thanks.