Federer, Lochte, Gay celebrate Father’s Day

Ahead of Father’s Day, sporting champions Roger Federer (tennis), Ryan Lochte (swimming) and Tyson Gay (sprinting) joined for a Gillette campaign, one that celebrates the roles of dads in their lives.

Reminiscent of the “Thank You, Mom” campaign that also involved Lochte, this movement asks fans also to take to Twitter and share their favorite bits of fatherly advice, under the hashtag #herestodad. Gillette also is offering a Facebook poll for fans to vote on the best bit of advice.

Now let’s remember a couple of special father-son moments from the lives of these athletes.

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Roger Federer and his father, Robert, celebrate after Roger won the 2010 Australian Open.


Al Bello/Getty Images Ryan Lochte’s father, Steve, and family congratulate the swimmer after his record 200-meter win in 2008.