Lochte takes a dip in Hudson River

Share This Story

Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for FOXSports.com. Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.



What happens when hot dogs, popcorn and beer turn the table and take their place on the field of play? See sports' most famous athlete-food encounters.

If you were wondering what Ryan Lochte has been up to since Season 1 of the poorly received What Would Ryan Lochte Do? reality show ended in May, we can now, finally, provide you an update.

He’s been swimming in the Hudson River.

According to FTW, Lochte hopped off a boat and into the gross river water Tuesday morning and swam 100 yards to shore, all while carrying a backpack full of pizza-flavored Combos snacks.

The stunt is being billed — by Combos manufacturer Mars, Inc., of course — as “the world’s most epic pizza delivery,” proving that there’s nothing you can’t pay Ryan Lochte to do.

"I thought it was going to be freezing but it wasn’t that bad," Lochte told For The Win after the swim. “It was a unique opportunity so I had to take it.

"Combos came up with the idea of doing something epic. Doing something totally different. Delivering pizzeria pretzel Combos. I was like ‘sign me up."

Jeah, cool story bro. Now go take a shower.

Tagged: Ryan Lochte

More Stories From Sam Gardner

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


View All Headlines

Fox Sports Store