Behind every incredible athlete is a supportive family that helped get them to this moment—parents who drove them to practices, kissed their boo-boos, and encouraged them to keep pushing. All parents are proud of their children, but Olympic parents have serious bragging rights. Here are 5 Olympian's families who are adorably jazzed to see their kids compete in the 2016 Olympic Games.

1. Michael Phelps' Mom

Human fish Michael Phelps has 19 gold medals and a fierce cheering section. We were first introduced to his Mom's intensity back in 2012.