Olympics Wheaties Boxes Missing Michael Phelps

We’ve know this was coming for a while, but it’s still pretty disorienting: Wheaties has released their commemorative 2008 Olympics box covers, adorned by gymnastics gold medalist Nastia Liukin and decathlete Bryan Clay. But where’s Michael Phelps?

Thanks to a marketing coup, Kellogg landed Phelps instead, preventing General Mills from releasing an iconic orange box with the swimmer. Fortunately, the quotes from the athletes that were honored are every bit as boring and rote as a quote from Phelps would have been.

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