It can be hard work being a mom. And it's hard work training for the Olympics. Now just imagine trying to do both! Meet five Olympic Moms who are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Kikkan Randall, US
Kikkan Randall is the only US 2018 Winter Olympics team member who is also a mom, and she brought home the gold in cross-country skiing.
Marit Bjoergen, Norway
Marit Bjoergen, a cross-country skier and mom from Norway, won the relay bronze medal and earned her 14th Olympic medal in Pyeongchang.
Marie Martinod, France
Freestyle skier Marie Martinod quit skiing for five years, had a baby girl and returned to compete in the 2014 Olympics, where she won a silver medal. She brought home the silver again in 2018.
Sarah Schleper, Mexico
Having previously competed for the US, mom Sarah Schleper competed for Mexico in the giant slalom but was eliminated after a fall at the games.
Danelle Umstead, US
Blind since 13, Paralympian and mom Danelle Umstead is competing in the Paralympic Winter Games with her husband and sighted guide Rob, starting March 8.
Photos courtesy of Getty Images Sport
We love celebrating powerhouse women and these athletes are no exception! Many professional athletes are in top condition when they become pregnant and they continue training throughout their pregnancy. So far, no athlete has reported being pregnant during the 2018 Winter Olympics – yet!
Catherine Russell is Būband's Content Manager