This week, in the Eugene, Oregon Olympic track and field trials, Michelle Carter earned a spot on Team USA in the shot put event.
After setting a personal record with a throw of 61'10.75", Carter was understandably pleased. But add to that the fact that Michelle Carter's father, Michael, was a member of the U.S. Olympic shot put team in the 1984 L.A. Olympics, where he won a silver medal.
For many athletes, the Olympics are a family event. Good luck to Michelle Carter and our U.S. track and field team!