There he was, before every major swim in the London Olympics, lost in thought and music pumping from headphones that covered his ears. And now, a clever company wants to sell you a pair of those
The red, white and blue headphones are available for pre-order on Ebay, through Sol Republic, which has inked a deal with Phelps.
The headphones cost $149.99. A portion of the proceeds will to to the Michael Phelps Foundation.
"He absolutely loves this brand," his agent Peter Carlisle told
Here's how the company describes the headphones:
"Inspired by Michael Phelps' passion for music, Tracks HD Anthem headphones offer great sound, incredible style and total interchangeability," reads the Ebay description. "Combining metallic red and blue accents over a pearl white foundation, the Anthem design delivers the deep bass and emotional power of music."
According to Home Brew Audio, Phelps also got into a bit of hot water with the
"But on the night of his last swim, he came out with a hoodie over his headphones," the site reported. "And when the camera showed him in close-up, it was clear that there was a piece of white tape covering the SOL REPUBLIC logo. What's up with that?"