Sol Republic, a global consumer electronics company committed to changing the world one listener at a time, announced Tuesday the launch of its officialstore on eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace and a leading destination for consumer electronics. Sol Republic will offer its full product line including the new Michael Phelps-inspired Tracks HD Anthem headphones available for pre-order on eBay here.
To kick-off the eBay store launch, 21 pairs of autographed Sol Republic Tracks headphones worn by Michael Phelps before his races will be auctioned for the Michael Phelps Foundation. Highlights of the charity auction include the headphones Phelps wore before for his 4×200 Freestyle relay where he earned most-decorated honors, the headphones he wore before he won his last individual medal in the 100M Fly, and the pair he wore before his final competitive race in the 4×100 Medley relay.
All units are signed by Phelps and come with a certificate of authenticity.Fans can bid on the charity auction units by visiting the Michael Phelps eBay celebrity page. The charity auction will run from Noon PT, September 4 to Noon PT, September 14, with all proceeds being donated to the Michael Phelps Foundation, which focuses on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthy and active lives for children.
Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from sales of the Phelpsinspired Tracks HD Anthem on-ear headphone will benefit the Foundation. The Tracks HD Anthem headphone is finished in pearl white with metallic dark blue and jewel-toned red accents, and isavailable for pre-order on Michael Phelps Foundation’s eBay store.
“Music has always been a big part of my life – it helps me focus and inspires me for every race,” said the most decorated swimmer in history Michael Phelps. “I’m a big fan of Sol Republic headphones’ sound and I like the colors and how you can change them up. I’m excited to partner with Sol Republic to offer the headphones I wore before every race exclusively on eBay to benefit my Foundation, whichhelps me to support the next generation of swimmers.”