Wheaties features Phelps and May-Treanor
Swimmer Michael Phelps and professional beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor, both multiple gold medal winning athletes, will appear on the front of limited edition Wheaties cereal boxes beginning next month.
“Michael Phelps and Misty May-Treanor have inspired others to get out and achieve their own personal best,” said Jim Wilson, Wheaties marketing manager. “Wheaties is proud to honor them and to fuel athletes everywhere.”
This will be the second Wheaties box appearance for Phelps, who first appeared on the cover in 2004 after winning six gold and two bronze medals. In all, Phelps has won 22 medals, making him the most decorated international athlete of all time. Phelps told us he’s thrilled to be on the Wheaties box again, in this video.
May-Treanor’s performance in London not only won her team top honors, but also earned her a spot in history as the first in her sport to win three gold medals.
She talked about living her dream of being on a Wheaties box in this video.
Here’s some more footage of Phelps and May-Treanor, as they unveiled their boxes.
What do you think of the boxes of Phelps and May-Treanor?