The Heroes Behind Our Heroes

Team USA has many corporate sponsors, but this new campaign from P&G and Wieden + Kennedy illustrates an even deeper fact of life about Olympic athletes–before they ever come close to seeing their face on a Wheaties Box, their moms, (dads, siblings and friends) play a key role in advancing their game.

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About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.