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Parents of Olympians

Sometimes, the parents of the 2012 Olympic athletes are the real show.

I can't watch every event all by myself, so if you see a neurotic mom or on-edge dad, submit away!
Feb 10 '14

Wife: Morgan Beck Miller

Olympian: Bode Miller, USA Men’s Downhill Skiing

Feb 7 '14
Parents: Inna and Boris Shnapir
Olympian: Simon Shnapir, USA Pairs Figure Skating

Parents: Inna and Boris Shnapir

Olympian: Simon Shnapir, USA Pairs Figure Skating

Aug 6 '12

Mother: Natalie Hawkins

Olympian: Gabby Douglas, USA Women’s Gymnastics and All-Around Gold Medalist

Aug 6 '12

Mother: Natalie Hawkins

Olympian: Gabby Douglas, USA Women’s Gymnastics 

Aug 6 '12

Brother and Mother: John Douglas and Natalie Hawkins

Olympian: Gabby Douglas: USA Women’s Gymnastics 

Aug 6 '12

Father: Steve Lochte

Olympian: Ryan Lochte, USA Men’s Swimming

Aug 6 '12

Mother: Debbie Phelps

Olympian: Michael Phelps, USA Men’s Swimming

Aug 5 '12

vh1:

Olympian parents are THE BEST.

vh1 has made my dreams come true. I would bring you gifs if I could, dear followers. But until I learn that master skill, I will reblog with the passion of all the Olympians!

Aug 5 '12

Parents: Sharon and Archie Richards

Olympian: Sanya Richards, USA Women’s Track and Field

Thanks to Cassie for submitting!

If you catch any Olympic parents freaking out, submit them here!

Aug 3 '12

Father: Steve Lochte

Olympian: Ryan Lochte, USA Men’s Swimming