US Olympic Star Katie Ledecky Collaborates With Adidas To Drop THESE Custom Design Shoes

Published 10/24/2021, 12:08 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 13: Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)


Katie Ledecky, one of the greatest swimmers of all time, has recently got the whole world excited. Having won 7 Olympic medals and 15 World Championships, she’s come a long way in her career.

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Creating history for her nation, the 24-year-old performed incredibly at the Summer Games in Tokyo. Performing incredibly in the 200m, 400m, 800m, and 1,500-metre freestyle, and the 4 × 200-meter relays, she left the crowd bedazzled with her talent. Consequently, she claimed 2 golds and 2 silvers.

Recently, the swimming champion announced her collaboration with one of the top brands, Adidas. And now, she’s going to release the most awaited pair of shoes, Ultra Boost.

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TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 31: Gold medalist Katie Ledecky of Team United States reacts after competing in the Women’s 800m Freestyle Final at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

Katie Ledecky collaborates with Adidas

Having one’s own merchandise brings about a whole new level of excitement for the involved sportsperson. And Katie Ledecky created such an opportunity for herself by collaborating with Adidas; the star is going to launch her custom-made shoes. The pictures of the shoes have gone viral all over the internet and have become a topic of discussion for most. And even the name itself, Ultra Boost 2.0 DNA, has a ring to it.

Indeed, the shoes are pleasant to look at. Especially, the colors of the shoe are appealing. A perfect blend of blue, white, and a very faint shade of gold resonates with swimming as a sport as well as with Katie’s feats. They look extremely comfortable and, most certainly, durable. The release date of these shoes is 1st November, this year.

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An iconic swimmer- Katie

Katie did not waste much of her time pursuing her passion on a professional level. She was only 6 when she kick-started her career as a swimming legend and has bagged a number of rewards for herself.

Belonging to the same country as Michael Phelps, another legendary figure in the sport of swimming, Katie seems to seek inspiration from the 23-time Olympic gold medallist. He collaborated with Under Armour in the year 2019 and inspired a lot of enthusiasm in fans and atheles alike. Under the campaign name “The only way is through” he also became the sole face of the brand for quite some time.

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With these incredibly designed shoes, Katie will indeed gain a tremendous amount of recognition and increase her fan following. Stay tuned for the ultimate launch on 1st November.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus. Representing India at the International Children's Games in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far.

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