New Balance continues its ongoing “Runs in the Family” campaign, this week spotlighting Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin. The installment follows the brand’s spot starring Jaden Smith from last week and the initial clip featuring Smith, McLaughlin, Kawhi Leonard, professional footballer Sadio Mane, pro skater Jamie Foy, and Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor.
In New Balance’s “Runs in the Family” campaign each ambassador details their own story celebrating the qualities that run in their family. While Jaden touched on vision, Sydney delves into the strength she gets from those closest to her.
An Olympian at just 16 years of age, McLaughlin — now 19 — knows just how important inner strength is. Subsequently, she has surrounded herself with people who constantly keep her grounded no matter the high points or the lows.
Press play above to learn more about Sydney McLaughlin and what strength means to her.