Brooks Curry became the first American-born swimmer at LSU to make the Olympic Games, but he also made a lavish first impression on the podium at the USA Olympic Trials by donning his purple and gold.

Curry was asked about, not just the “LSU” on his shirt, but his self-made jean shorts (or “jorts”) with the Tiger logo on the side.

For what he had to say about the race & the…fashion statement…click the video provided.