Speedo Signs Swimming Sensation Joseph Schooling

Courtesy: Speedo International, a SwimSwam partner.

LONDONSpeedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has signed Singaporean swimmer, Joseph Schooling, to Team Speedo on a long-term deal.

Aged 22 years old, Joseph Schooling has already made history by becoming Singapore’s first Olympic champion in 2016 by claiming gold in the Men’s 100m Butterfly.

Schooling has achieved a decorated college career having won multiple medals at the NCAA Championships and he became the first swimmer to medal for Singapore at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2015 FINA World Championships.

Speaking of the new deal, Schooling said: “I’m very excited to begin my professional career as a Speedo athlete and evolve not only as a swimmer but also as a person. Growing up, the best swimmers in the world wore Speedo and I feel honoured to join Team Speedo and work with such an iconic brand. I look forward to taking my swimming to the next level with Speedo by my side to become both faster and stronger.”

Rob Hicking, Brand Director at Speedo International Limited commented: “Speedo’s goal is to inspire people to swim and we believe that Joseph Schooling will do just that. He has already achieved a fantastic college career and had a sensational win in Rio. We are thrilled to welcome Joseph to Team Speedo and we look forward to supporting him in his exciting future.”

Joseph will now be sporting Speedo‘s most advanced swimwear technology, the Fastskin LZR Racer X suit in his forthcoming competitions.

We’re often told that dreams can come true if you work hard enough.

That what we think, we become.

There are few better examples of that than the newest member of Team Speedo.

Having become his nation’s first ever Olympic champion in a race that saw him overcome his childhood hero to top the podium, Joseph Schooling proves that talent is nothing without training and determination.

That if you work hard enough, your idols can become your rivals.

That you should respect your competitors, but never fear them.

Schooling chased his dream to the other side of the world and finished his college career this year by securing yet another NCAA championship for the Texas Longhorns.

The 22-year-old now has his sights set on glory at this summer’s Asian Championships as he continues on the long road to Tokyo.

Ultimately, it’s about drive and attitude. About being a team player, but being focused on your own goal. About learning things the hard way.

It’s about standing on the blocks and knowing you’ll be faster than the person next to you.

If it’s never been done before, you can be the first. You simply have to take the bull by the horns.

Introducing the newest member of Team SpeedoJoseph Schooling.

About Speedo®

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 grass-roots through to elite level. In the 1920s Speedo made history with the Racerback: the world’s first non-wool suit. In 2008 Speedo redefined swimwear again with Fastskin LZR RACER – the fastest and most technologically advanced swimsuit ever created. In 2015, Speedo launched the Fastskin LZR Racer X, the first suit engineered to help swimmers feel their fastest. Its development was made possible through analyses of the physical and psychological aspects of competitive swimming with over 330 elite swimmers.  Speedo is owned by Speedo Holdings B.V and distributed in over 170 countries around the world; to find out more visit: www.speedo.com. SPEEDO, the ARROW device, FASTSKIN, AQUALAB, RACING SYSTEM, BIOFUSE, SPEEDO ENDURANCE, SCULPTURE and LZR RACER are registered trademarks of Speedo Holdings B.V. The LZR RACER suit has worldwide design rights and patents. The FASTSKIN3 cap, goggle and suit has worldwide design rights and patents pending.

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Andover

lol I knew it

joe

no mizuno?

Swack

Never seen him swim in anything else.

Michael

Anthony Ervin is a finis sponsored swimmer, however he races in a mizuno suit with the logo removed. Schooling will likely do the same with speedo.

Bon Jovi

imagine if caeleb dressel now signs with speedo to beat joe at that too

Pvdh

Caeleb might be waiting for Pan Pacs when he’s broken world records. I image “broke Phelps 100 fly world record” would help negotiations.

Bon Jovi

it was actually a joke

Doucher

close sources at UF swim team tell me dressel is gonna make the companies have a bidding war on him and he won’t sign until the end of the summer / before next summer .

That guy

That sounds nothing like Dressel would do

DJNacho

Money is money

Snarky

Does he get bonuses for world records in practice?

LEZAK WITH A HUGE LUNGE

Dressel needs to sign with Mizuno lol

swimmer

no….

JKAN

It’s not like people haven’t thought about it, Mizuno just doesn’t sign with people, I imagine that’s why you see so many Japanese swimmers signed with Arena.

just passing by

Honestly, its Mizuno’s loss; they could be so successful in the US like they are in Japan but they refused to go through traditional dealers and instead only sells on their website. I know I bought my Mizuno based on the sheer fact that Dressel wore it and did so well at 2017 Worlds, then seeing the Fosters and Cody Bybee wear it at Winter Junior Nationals and I’m sure there are other swimmers out there thinking the same lines as I did..With an official endorsement like Dressel, imagine how much Mizuno could change the US tech suit competition.

PS: I must say, Mizuno lives up to its hype. They make Arena tech suits feel like regular practice suits.

Wowo

Mizuno is the best suit right now

They’ve screwed up in America because you can buy it from China and have it shipped for less than what you can buy it in the USA for.

Yabo

Bro I bought mine for sectionals and I don’t know if it was the hype of everyone wearing it at NCAA or what but the suit is magical. Also Daniel Roy wears em now too so….

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