19 Times Team USA Athletes Got Engaged Had A Baby Announced Pregnancy Or Wed In 2019

Dec. 23, 2019, 12:01 a.m. (ET)


Team USA’s year of 2019 was filled with more than just medals and broken records. While those are great to receive, Olympians and Paralympians had many more opportunities to celebrate, with plenty of engagements, weddings, pregnancy announcements and more happening throughout the year.

Below is a look at 19 times Team USA athletes shared these special moments.

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Three-time Olympic medalist Lindsey Vonn and NHL star P.K. Subban headlined the announced engagements for both Team USA and Canada this year after announcing their engagement on Aug. 24. Here are some of 2019’s best announcements.


Lindsey Vonn, Alpine Skiing


Sloane Stephens, Tennis

Forever yes ♥️

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Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger, Soccer



It was marriage galore for Team USA in 2019, with athletes such as foil fencing power couple Gerek Meinhardt and Lee Keifer tying the knot to Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long and partner Lucas Winters finally saying “I do,” among others.


Jessica Long, Para Swimming


Missy Franklin, Swimming


Gerek Meinhardt and Lee Keifer, Fencing


Brad Snyder, Para Swimming


Sophie Caldwell and Simi Hamilton, Cross-Country Skiing


Brenna Huckaby, Para Snowboarding

300 family members & friends came together to celebrate our marriage. We did it without a wedding planner or any other fancy things people on the internet make you feel you need. It was dainty, simple, and a freaking blast. My friend did my hair, I did my make up, and I still felt like a freaking queen. You don’t need to spend your life savings on your wedding. Find the most important things to you and buy them, but the rest? You can skip it and no one will notice. I also made it a point to buy decor that I can use in my home later. Each table has a picture of Tristan and I in a frame I plan to use in our home. Just a little tip for you, it makes spending the money a little easier when you know it’s for more than just one day. . . . . . . . We did everything online. We used @theknot for our resource list and so we could find reputable companies. 10/10 recommend

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New Members Of The Team USA Family...

Many Team USA athletes got to welcome new members to their families throughout the year, while others got to announce some were on the way.

Michael and Nicole Phelps welcomed their son Maverick to the family on Sept. 11, while soccer stars Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco announced on Oct. 23 they are expecting a baby girl in April 2020.


Keith Gabel, Para Snowboarding


Alex Morgan, Soccer


Elana Meyers Taylor, Bobsled


Jordan Burroughs, Wrestling


Cullen Jones, Swimming


Jarryd Wallace, Para Track & Field


Shawn Johnson, Gymnastics


Sydney Leroux, Soccer


Michael Phelps, Swimming