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Apolo Ohno, Mikaela Shiffrin & 14 Other Team USA Athletes Share Father’s Day Appreciation Posts

June 17, 2019, 1:55 p.m. (ET)

 

Team USA Shouting Out Its Hardworking Fathers

The U.S. Open shared an emotional father-son moment between newly crowned champion Gary Woodland and his dad, and from two-time Paralympic swimmer Melissa Stockwell posting appreciation photos of her husband to four-time Olympic diving medalist David Boudia sharing a family photo with his wife and daughters, here are some heartwarming moments from Team USA:

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Unbreakable Bond Between Daughters And Fathers

Two-time gold medalist Lindsey Vonn highlights the everlasting love between a daughter and her father, plus more posts of this unique bond from other Team USA athletes...

 

 

 

 

 

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Golden rule: Be nice, think first. My dad taught me that. It’s one of the first things I ever remember learning from him, and I often think about that, especially in the *frustrating* moments in life. His unwavering patience and devotion to the people he cares about is something I hope to carry through my life. I often talk about my mom (aka one of my coaches and best friends) as she travels with me and plays such an important role in my career, whereas my dad is a bit more of an unsung hero, but believe me, I couldn’t do any of what I do without him. He is my family’s rock, a logistics wizard (I call him the “schedulizer”), and the Lorax’s identical twin (which isn’t really important except that he always laughs when I say that and I hope it makes him smile to read it😅) plus so so much more. So, here’s to you Dad, Happy Father’s Day. ❤️❤️

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Sons Showing Gratitude Towards Their Dads

Olympic figure skater Alex Shibutani shared an emotional video of himself as a child talking with his father, Chris Shibutani, and many more athletes posted special father-son moments.

 

 

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Happy Fathers Day to the 🐐. You are the man! Love you

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