Ryan Lochte, First Impressions Video

Eleven-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, is out there, pitching, selling and generally enjoying his Olympic celebrity. It’s clear he’s enjoying himself, and he’s back in the pool prepping for the first USA Swimming Minneapolis Grand Prix. The swim fans and the swimming community as a whole has to be happy about that.

This latest ad is from advertising giant, TBWA/Chiat/Day, and I think it hits the mark, though, after showing it to friends, a few feel like it’s a little stilted. I think it works with the roses, silk robe and surf shorts. You be judge. Here’s the video:


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Still cant find personality… oh well.. make yo’ money bro.

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What in the hell..

I know bad acting, and that my friends, was not bad acting.
Not bad at all.

Terrible is what it was.

And whats with the breaststroker hopping over the couch…


My theory about Lochte is that he tries so hard to come off as cool and laid back that he just ends up looking stilted and dumb. Just be yourself, man! If I’m wrong and that IS being yourself, then you’re in trouble….

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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