Peachtree Corners, GA – (May 5, 2023) – Mizuno, a global leader in sports apparel and equipment, is proud to announce that Carson Foster has signed a pro agreement with the company for both swim and training categories through the year 2028. Foster, who has been wearing Mizuno gear since the age of 15, will continue to represent the brand in and out of the pool.
Born on October 26th, 2001, Carson Foster is a rising star in the world of swimming. He grew up and started seeing success under Ken Heis, Head Coach of the Mason Manta Rays club team, which is also sponsored by Mizuno. Foster swam for the University of Texas and will now train with the Texas Pro swim group. His older brother, Jake Foster, is also a Mizuno athlete, and his older sister, Hannah Foster, swam at Queens.
Since signing his NIL with Mizuno in the fall of 2021, Foster has added many achievements to his resume, including 13 medals at both the 2021 and 2022 Short Course World Championships as well as the 2022 Long Course World Championships. Foster also assisted in achieving not just gold but the world record for the 4×200 Freestyle Relay at the 2022 Short Course World Championships. He competes in a variety of events, including the 100, 200, and 400 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 200 butterfly, as well as the 200 and 400 IM.
“We are beyond excited to continue our partnership with Carson Foster through 2028,” said Clint Sammons, Mizuno’s Senior Marketing Manager for Team Sports. “Not only has Carson proven himself as an elite talent in the pool, his character, drive, and leadership outside the pool is exactly what Mizuno looks for in our athlete partnerships. We have no doubt this is just the beginning of a bright future for Carson, and we are thrilled to work closely with him to further grow the Mizuno brand in the swim space for many years to come.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to be starting this chapter of my career with Mizuno,” said Foster. “I have grown and risen through the sport wearing Mizuno and can’t wait to continue to reach new levels with them. Mizuno’s innovation is what sets them apart from everyone else in the swimming world. There is no suit like Mizuno, and I feel extremely fortunate that I get to represent them and their products.”
Mizuno is proud to have Carson Foster as part of the team and looks forward to supporting him in his future endeavors.
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Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno USA, Inc. manufactures and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running, volleyball, swimming, and tennis equipment, apparel, and footwear for North America. Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in Peachtree Corners, GA.