News / Utah / 

New daddy Hedrick has a diaper dandy sponsor deal

New daddy Hedrick has a diaper dandy sponsor deal



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

KEARNS, Utah (AP) -- Chad Hedrick is up to his ears in diapers at home and the Olympic speedskater is making the most of it.

Hedrick said Friday that he's signed a sponsorship deal with Pampers. The diaper maker's logo has a prominent spot on the upper left front of his racing suit.

He became a first-time father eight months ago when daughter Hadley was born.

Hedrick said he and his family will be featured in a Pampers campaign beginning in January.

"It's really interesting to me and my family, and we're getting free diapers for life," he said. "I've changed my share of diapers and I'm pretty good at it, believe it or not."

Stephen Colbert, who hosts his own show on Comedy Central, recently became U.S. Speedskating's primary sponsor.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast