Mon, Aug 6, 2012 7:00 AM EDT
3:00 | 23,837 views
Pamela started Eamon swimming at a young age because she felt the exercise would cure his asthma. Eamon was uninterested and generally skipped the lessons, until Pam discovered her son climbing a tree when he was supposed to be swimming. From that day on she emphasized to Eamon: If you're going to do something, see it through to the end. Eamon took swimming more seriously, and accomplished many great things, including a silver medal in Beijing. Eamon's goal now is to bring home the gold in London, and despi
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 12:00 AM EDT
3:07 | 41,476 views
Raut grew up running barefoot in a remote Indian village; then went on to win the Commonwealth Games and become the pride of the nation.
Mon, Aug 6, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
3:52 | 35,905 views
Some talent is evident at an early age, and although Alexandre Despatie was a childhood star, his mom brought stability and comfort to him for every step of his Olympic Games journey. Their home was a haven from the stress of training. The joys of watching her child compete pale in comparison to his happiness as a competitive diver. Alexandre knows that as long as he is happy, his mom is, too.
Mon, Aug 6, 2012 9:00 AM EDT
3:36 | 1,155,896 views
US gymnastics gold medalist Johnson overcomes a devastating knee injury and now sets her sights on London.
Sun, Aug 5, 2012 11:00 PM EDT
3:09 | 15,925 views
Alison played netball for most of her life, and growing up her mom Kay was her coach. Kay emphasized hard work, commitment and dedication, but taught Alison to most importantly be happy with what you're doing. Alison joined the New Zealand national netball team but grew frustrated from a lack of playing time. When Alison found an outlet in cycling and decided to switch sports, she felt she needed her mom's approval. Despite Kay's netball dreams for her daugher, she recognized Alison's dedication and happine
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 5:23 PM EDT
1:03 | 300,514 views
To us, they're Olympians. But to their moms, they'll always be kids. In this Procter & Gamble commercial, we see the world through the eyes of the moms of London 2012 Olympians. Join P&G in saying "Thank you, Mom" by sending your mom a message of thanks at: http://Facebook.com/ThankYouMom
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT
2:15 | 57,471 views
World record breaking marathon runner Paula Radcliffe started walking at nine months and has run everywhere since, says her mum Pat. Despite phenomenal success in the athletic arena, an Olympic gold has always alluded the UK's best-known female athlete - but she will be doing in her power to rectify this in London.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 7:00 AM EDT
2:37 | 70,497 views
Realizing Andriy had Olympic goals at a young age, Tatyana taught her son that athletes should focus on intellect in addition to physical training. Despite the high expectations for Andriy he has adopted his mother's advice and won gold at the 2011 European Championship on his way to qualifying for the London 2012 Olympic Games.