Jacob Pebley, Michael Chadwick join Team Squatty Potty

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Some may be down in the dumps these days, but two U.S. National Team swimmers are doing more than taking the news sitting down.

Jacob Pebley and Michael Chadwick Wednesday joined Squatty Potty – yes, the thing you’re thinking of  – as its first athlete ambassadors, to represent the product at international competitions in the lead up to the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

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The toilet stool, which “is designed to help users assume the squatting position while using the bathroom, delivering fast, complete elimination with comfort and ease,” is part of a line of bathroom accessories that Pebley and Chadwick (or “Pebwick”, as they’re sometimes known) will help promote.

“I’m excited to be working with Squatty Potty because they have such a great perspective on gut health and overall health in general,” Pebley said in a press release. “We all do the thing their product helps, and it sure does help! Squatty Potty has been a game changer before morning workouts and making sure I’m ready to go!”

“I remember first hearing about Squatty Potty a few years ago and how it revolutionizes how we use the toilet,” Chadwick said. “It wasn’t until a few months ago when I actually tried it and understood what the rave was all about! Since almost exclusively using the Squatty Potty, I’ve noticed a huge improvement in my gut health. I then gave out Squatty Potty’s to my teammates and they also agree that it’s a game changer. After hearing all of the positive feedback, I fully believe it’s time to improve how we use the restroom by simply putting our knees a little bit higher. This company is top notch and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be an ambassador for them. Make the switch to Squatty Potty and trust me, you won’t go back.”

Despite the coronavirus-induced hiatus in swimming, both swimmers have been busy this spring. Pebley, a 2016 Olympian in the 200 backstroke, was one of the first swimmers to speak out in favor of postponing the 2020 Olympics because of the pandemic, calling it the “the only moral option” in mid-March, days before USA Swimming formally pushed for postponement. Chadwick last month signed with the Toronto Titans, the newest International Swimming League franchise.

Both athletes, as Squatty Potty ambassadors, will “participate in community events, social campaigns and other activities throughout 2020 and 2021.”