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.

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 now head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.